Former Kentucky sheriff charged with embezzlement

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – A former Kentucky sheriff has been charged with embezzling money while in office.

The U.S. attorney’s office said in a news release Friday that 58-year-old Bobby Carlton Shoffner of Hodgenville was charged in an information with embezzling more than $5,000 between 2011 and 2012 when he was LaRue County sheriff.

The release said that during that time, LaRue County received more than $10,000 under a federal program involving a grant, contract, subsidy and other forms of federal assistance.

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