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Unemployment up slightly in Clark County, job growth slow in Ohio

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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