Sexual assault charge dismissed; Kimpel pleads guilty to felony use of state computer
By Shelley Grieshop
SIDNEY - A former Shelby County sheriff on Friday dodged jail time for misusing a state computer system by agreeing to officially resign from his post and never work in law enforcement again.
Dean Kimpel, 57, is the first sheriff in Ohio to be ousted from office during his term. He was sentenced Friday morning in Shelby County Common Pleas Court to two years of community control sanctions and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine after pleading guilty to the fifth-degree felony. [More