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Indian county sheriff removed in North Dakota


The state of North Dakotas has temporarily removed the sheriff of Rolette County after a complaint was filed by the attorney general.

Richard Turcotte, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, was elected in November 2006. He is being accused of misconduct, malfeasance, neglect of duty, or gross incompetence.

A hearing on the complaint is scheduled for August 13.

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Governor removes Rolette County Sheriff; AG files complaint (The Grand Forks Herald 7/29)
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