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Probation cut short for local County Sheriff


Former Shelby County Sheriff Dean Kimpel no longer has to serve probation.

Court records show his two-year probation sentence was terminated last Tuesday.

Kimpel was sentenced in June 2012 after he pleaded guilty to misusing a government computer to perform background checks on four women, forcing him to resign.

Kimpel’s plea was part of an agreement. A sexual battery charge against him would be dismissed. The agreement also included Kimpel would not work in law enforcement during probation.


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