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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Ex-Sheriff Walls's Exploits: You Can't Make This Stuff Up

Folks, it just keeps getting better and better.  Here's a Channel 19 story that's hard to believe.  Or is it?

Here's the link: https://whnt.com/2019/01/29/former-marshall-county-sheriff-owned-sheriffs-office-website-and-took-it-down-when-he-left-office-current-sheriff-says/

And here's the text:

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. - It's another confusing chapter in the history of former Marshall County sheriff Scott Walls.
WHNT News 19 has learned Walls owned the Marshall County Sheriff's Office's website domain. It's not clear if Walls used county money to pay for it.
Current Sheriff Phil Sims said Walls shut off the website on his last day in office, Jan. 13.
Sims said the website was down for a short time, and his office ended up buying marshallso.org on Jan. 14. The site is up and running now, allowing the public to see a list of current inmates.
It's far from the first time there have been problems tied to Walls' administration of the jail. Last summer, a WHNT News 19 investigation revealed several issues with the jail Walls was running.
Videos posted on social media from inside the jail showed inmates fighting and using drugs, as well as other bad behavior.
In July 2018, after the original report aired, inmates became physically aggressive toward jail guards.
Eight inmates escaped from the jail in the span of a year.
And this month, when Sims took office and conducted a shakedown of the jail, officers found heroin, cell phones, meth and other illegal items.
It's not clear exactly what went on while Walls was Marshall County's top cop, but Sims says he's trying to get things back in order.
Attempts to reach Walls for comment were unsuccessful.
BLOGGER COMMENTS:  The rumor that he also stripped the carpet from his office, turned off the heat, and let the air out of the patrol cars' tires was found to be untrue ..... but totally believable 😉

1 comment:

  1. Needs to be investigated if county funds were involved. These sheriffs are out of control.big time ethics violation. Just think about all the things that are going on that we don't kn [w about.

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