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Possible Investigation Of Former Sheriff Hawkins

Last updated on Friday, April 6, 2007

(BEDFORD) - State Police are investigating allegations on former Lawrence County Sheriff Kent Hawkins.

Police officials are keeping quiet on the exact cause. Word on the street is that Hawkins has allegedly been selling handguns taken from the sheriff's department.

Additionally, he supposedly has been using his daughter and son-in-law with the illegal transactions.

Nothing is official yet as the investigation is continuing and police say it could be up to a month before anything is released.

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