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Frederick County sheriff on leave after being ordered to surrender service weapon in machine gun conspiracy case

April 13, 2023
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Frederick County Sheriff Charles “Chuck” Jenkins pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal criminal charges related to what prosecutors said was a scheme to illegally acquire machine guns using official police documents. As a condition of his pretrial release, Jenkins was ordered to surrender his service weapon. He still remains leader of the agency, though a spokesperson could not be reached for comment about his service status.



Article Source: Maryland Matters

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