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Deputy arrested on suspicion of sending threatening texts


NORTH NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a central Kansas sheriff's deputy who is accused of sending threatening text message while he was on duty.

Harvey County Sheriff Chad Gay says the deputy who was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of making a criminal threat has been placed on paid administrative leave. The Wichita Eagle reports that the deputy had been with the sheriff's office for two years and worked for the county for a total of four years.

Harvey County District Attorney David Yoder says North Newton police made the arrest, and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation will hel...

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