Corrections officials arrested for alleged misconduct

November 19, 2009

An Indiana State Police probe of the Henry County Community Corrections program has resulted in charges of ghost employment and official misconduct against the program's director and two New Castle police officers who worked for it. The three surrendered Wednesday and were released on bond. According to court documents, director Matt Sheets and officers Matthew Peterson and Jim Heffernan played golf, visited friends and exercised at a New Castle gym while on duty.

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