Prosecutor: Benton County Sheriff Candidate Under State Police Investigation

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BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Benton County Prosecutor Nathan Smith confirmed Arkansas State Police are investigating sheriff candidate Glenn Latham.

Smith told 5NEWS the details of the investigation could not be released at the time. However, he said the investigation should be completed in the near future.

Latham, an independent candidate for Benton County Sheriff, told 5NEWS he could not directly comment on the nature of the investigation until it was completed.

Latham said he knew the investigation started more than one month ago. Latham said he would release an official statement on the investigation once state police complete it.

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