Ex-deputy accused of claiming pay for overtime not worked
LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a former sheriff’s deputy in Kentucky has been charged with stealing more than $10,000.
News media outlets report that a grand jury on Friday indicted Brandon Broughton on one count of theft over $10,000. Broughton is a former deputy in Laurel County.
Sheriff John Root says in a news release that his office investigated Broughton after finding discrepancies in time sheets he turned in.
The 29-year-old Broughton allegedly claimed pay for overtime that he didn’t actually work, according to the release.
Root says that Broughton was fired.