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By Mount Vernon News
February 6, 2013 7:57 am EST

 

FREDERICKTOWN — Former Knox County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Roger Brown is back in uniform, only now he’s a lieutenant with the Fredericktown Police Department.

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Brown, who ran for sheriff last year but lost in the Republican primary to current Sheriff Dave Shaffer, was hired by Fredericktown Village Council on Monday to fill the post vacated by Jay Sheffer, who was named the new captain in the sheriff’s office.

Mayor Alan Kintner said “we hated to lose Jay, but we were lucky to have Roger available,” pointing to his years of experience with the sheriff’s office and the fact that he is a local guy.

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