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United States

17 October 2007

ABC-24 TV News (Tennessee) / AP

JACKSON, Tennessee — A former Tennessee sheriff was sentenced today to 13 months in prison for conspiring to make bogus purchases for his department from a Kentucky gun store. David L. Bumpus, a former sheriff of Henry County, also was ordered to make restitution totaling $71,000. Bumpus pleaded guilty in May to conspiring to commit mail fraud. The charge was part of a multi-count indictment accusing him of buying firearms, ammunition and other items with county... (

Read More: ABC-24 TV News (Tennessee) / AP