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Gunnar L. Gudmundson, 25, of the 900 block of Scott Court, Gurnee, was traveling south on Milwaukee Avenue approaching Route 137 at 2:35 p.m. Tuesday when a sheriff’s deputy clocked his motorcycle at 121 mph, according to a news release.
The Odd Fellows Temple was sold at a sheriff’s auction in 1941 for $123,333.34 – the minimum amount legally allowed.
Court documents also show that in June the Mecklenburg County sheriff attached nine properties owned by Reid.
The day after that, sheriff's officers, DEA agents and Rockford police executed a search warrant at Soskin's home.
A report of the structure fire was called in at 12:42 Tuesday afternoon after neighbors saw small flames, according to the sheriff’s department.
Joe Arpaio’s Pardon: President Trump pardoned the former Maricopa County sheriff of his contempt-of-court conviction during a Friday night news dump that also included a directive to ban transgender troops and the ouster of Sebastian Gorka.
And Trump pardoned the ex-sheriff before he could even be sentenced for that crime.
The sheriff's past is riddled with controversial and discriminatory practices, many of which led to his conviction last month.
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SHERIFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sheriff for English Language Learners
: an elected official who is in charge of enforcing the law in a county or town of the U.S.
: the highest official in a county or shire in England or Wales who represents the king or queen and who attends ceremonies and has legal duties
: the most important judge in a county or district in Scotland
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