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Jefferson County Sheriff could be in legal trouble, county’s GOP chair says

On Wednesday, Jefferson County GOP chairman Chris Brown said he had heard discussions from multiple sources that Jefferson County Sheriff Mark Pettway was in legal trouble.

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Jefferson County Sheriff Pettway concerned with safety after 'budget freeze'; Deputies have been worried for over a year

Jefferson County Sheriff Mark Pettway said Thursday that the Jefferson County Commission’s freezing of 30% of the sheriff’s office budget is dangerous.

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Gambling with the Public Trust: Jefferson Co. Sheriff Pettway long neglected responsibility to close illegal bingo halls

Jefferson County Sheriff Mark Pettway recently said he was glad the County Commission decided not to renew business licenses for electronic bingo halls. However, he had the legal means to shut the operations down all along.

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AG Marshall says electronic bingo halls in Jefferson County may be laundering money

Jefferson County Commission members have not been on the same page regarding allowing the bingo halls to operate, but Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said the Supreme Court has made it clear the bingo halls are illegal.

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'I’m about to drop dead from all this trauma': People come forward with complaints on Brookside PD

The Jefferson County Sheriff and a state representative held a town hall discussion after controversy over the Brookside Police Department....