Police sergeant found not guilty of official misconduct

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Fayette County jury has found a Lexington police sergeant not guilty of official misconduct.

Jervis Middleton was charged in August of 2018 after a woman filed a complaint against him with police.

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She accused Middleton of stalking and spying on her after their relationship ended.

Middleton was accused of using police equipment to get information on the woman.

On Wednesday, a jury deliberated for two hours and came back with a not guilty verdict.

Middleton was placed on administrative leave during the investigation and trial.