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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Former sheriff gets 8 months

Posted By on Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 1:44 PM

Former Newton County Sheriff Jerry Lynn Jones got an eight-month federal prison sentence, was fined $3,000 and ordered to pay restitution of more than $100,000 for failing to report self-employment earnings  while drawing disability payments.

Jones, who lives in Marble Falls, was sentenced today in Harrison. He concealed his earnings for 10 years, from 1997 to 2007, and pleaded guilty last summer.

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