Audit: Money Used Inappropriately By Wagoner County Sheriff

Thursday, August 13th 2015, 8:57 pm
By: News On 6

A state audit into the Wagoner County Sheriff’s concludes county money was inappropriately used.

According to the report, Sheriff Bob Colbert bought ornamental hats, coloring books, medallions and 40 Glock handguns all engraved with his name, for promotional purposes.

Read The Full Audit Here

The auditor also said $450 given to the sheriff for an undercover operation was unaccounted for.

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The report states Sheriff Colbert defended the engraved purchases as tools to foster a connection with the community, and that a receipt book was kept of all drug purchases.