Ohio Sheriff wants more deputies, cars to keep up with uptick in crime
By DeWitt, David
The Athens News
ATHENS, Ohio — A bad economy leads to an increase in crime, Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly told the three Athens County commissioners on Tuesday. Because of this increase, Kelly has requested permission to seek a federal grant that would provide funds to hire up to three new deputies, as well as the go-ahead to purchase five new cruisers.
The commissioners voted to allow Kelly to begin the grant application process, and voted to give him permission to go forward with the purchase of two new squad cars.
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