SIDNEY, Ohio (WDTN) - Dean Kimpel, at one time the Shelby County sheriff, can now run again for public office.
2 NEWS has obtained documents filed in the Shelby County Common Pleas Court, terminating Kimpel's probation.
Kimpel pleaded guilty in April 2012 to unauthorized use of a public computer. He accessed Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway software to check the backgrounds of people for personal reasons. As a result of that plea, four other counts were dropped.
Kimpel was ordered to serve nine months probation and had to resign his position as sheriff. He had already stepped aside in October 2011 from his duties as sheriff, pending the outcome the case.
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