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Western Kansas police chief faces blackmail, other charges


WAKEENEY, Kan. (AP) — A western Kansas police chief has been charged with blackmail, witness intimidation, phone harassment and several other charges after a months-long investigation.

Trego County Attorney Christopher Lyon said in a news release that WaKeeney Police Chief Terry Eberle was arrested and charged Wednesday. He was released on his own recognizance after a hearing. He also faces charges of tampering, attempted interference with law enforcement and theft.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation began an investigation in January at Lyon's request. The KBI said in a news release that...

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