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Sheriff under investigation
The Virginia State Police is investigating Culpeper County Sheriff H. Lee Hart as a result of accusations filed nearly three years ago by his current political rival.
Scott Jenkins, a sergeant with the Culpeper Police Department and former investigator with the Sheriff’s Office, is running for sheriff in November’s election. Hart, in office since 2000, has yet to announce his candidacy.
On Monday, the State Police confirmed the investigation and Jenkins outlined his case. Hart denied the accusations and pointed to election-year politics.
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