Georgia Sheriff Indicted For Invasive School Search

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A grand jury indicted Worth County, Ga., Sheriff Jeff Hobby this week for sexual battery, false imprisonment and violation of oath of office after he ordered a school-wide search of hundreds of high school students. Deputies allegedly touched girls’ vaginas and breasts and groped boys in their groin area during the search. Two of Hobby’s deputies were also indicted. The controversial search drew national attention because of its scope and how deputies conducted it under the guise of a drug search that produced no drugs or arrests . . .

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