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Former LaRue Co., KY sheriff charged in a Felony Information
Former LaRue County Sheriff charged with embezzling county funds and using his public office for personal gain
Note The charge of a person by a Felony Information is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty
From U.S. Attorney's Office
U.S. Department of Justice, Western District of Kentucky
BOWLING GREEN, KY - (Fri 16 Jun 2017) -A former LaRue County Sheriff was charged in a felony information this week with a single count of embezzling money, that was under his care and custody, and belonged to LaRue County, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.
Bobby Carlton Shoffner, 58, of Hodgenville, Kentucky was the LaRue County sheriff in 2011 and 2012 and during that time was responsible for collecting and remitting franchise tax payments and property tax payments.
According to the information, On or about and between May 13, 2011, and May 13, 2012, LaRue County, Kentucky, received benefits in excess of $10,000 under a federal program involving a grant, contract, subsidy, and other forms of federal assistance.
On or about and between May 13, 2011, and May 13, 2012, in the Western District of Kentucky, LaRue County, Kentucky, Shoffner, being an agent of LaRue County, allegedly embezzled, stole, intentionally misapplied, and knowingly converted to his own use without lawful authority, monies in excess of $5,000 which belonged to, were owned by, and were under the care, custody, and control of LaRue County
If convicted at trial, Shoffner could be sentenced to no more than five years in prison, pay a $250,000 fine, and be sentenced to serve a three-year period of supervised release.
This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David Weiser and is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
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