Former Wells County Sheriff to cut plea deal with the State

The former Wells County Sheriff, Johnny Lawson has cut a plea deal according to court documents.

Johnny Zip Lawson is charged with conspiracy to deliver meth, bribery, false reports to law enforcement and refusing to do his public duty.
Lawson is accused of using meth on the job and telling deputies to look the other way.

Court documents show that Lawson is scheduled to plead guilty October 26th in Wells County, documents show a plea agreement has been made with the State.
Lawson resigned his Sheriff's job this spring after the investigation began.

Lawson will also be sentenced October 26th, there are no details on his plea agreement, but the charges could come with up to 25 years in prison.


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