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JSO Officer Danny Hamlin arrested on fraud charges

1:12 PM, Oct 10, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office released new details on an ongoing investigation involving a JSO officer Thursday afternoon.

In the news briefing, Undersheriff Dwain Senterfitt announced the arrest of JSO Officer Danny Ray Hamlin.

According to Senterfitt, Officer Hamlin was arrested on 26 counts of official misconduct, one count of grand theft and suspicious overtime reporting.

The investigation uncovered a total of 42 court overtime submissions filed by Hamlin this year. It was determined that at least 26 of those submissions were fraudulent.

According to the reports, almost all of the overtime submissions filed were were for pretrial meetings with attorneys. However, many of those cases listed were already over or the attorney mentioned did not work for the state attorney's office anymore.

Hamlin resigned from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office after his arrest.


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