Sheriff’s Deputy placed on administrative leave

By Sarah Hawley - [email protected]

POMEROY — A Meigs County Sheriff’s Deputy has been placed on paid administrative leave.

Deputy Leif Babb was placed on paid administrative leave on Monday, according to Major Scott Trussell.

Babb is to remain on leave pending an investigation.

Trussell said the investigation is being handled by an outside agency, but declined to comment on the nature of the investigation.

There is no time frame for the investigation to be completed.

By Sarah Hawley

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