Official Statement from Sheriff Meeks

“I have become aware of an internet allegation accusing one of my deputies of improper actions.  I have initiated an administrative investigation to determine if any policy violations occurred.  Public confidence and trust in the Sheriff’s Office is a high priority for me and we take all allegations of misconduct seriously.  We will allow the investigation to run its course in a manner which is fair to all concerned and we will make no assumptions or guesses until all facts are determined.  Additional information will be released as appropriate and the results of our investigation will be made public upon conclusion.”