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Investigation Of Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony Grows Wider, State Confirms

Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony
Pedro Portal
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Miami Herald
Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony is alleged to have lied on an affidavit before getting the job.

Florida’s top law enforcement agency confirmed Tuesday that it is investigating Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony over a wider range of issues than it acknowledged six months ago.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said in May that it was conducting a ”preliminary investigation” into allegations that Tony lied on an affidavit to become sheriff.

Now, in a court document filed Tuesday, an FDLE inspector reveals that the investigation also involves “other undisclosed matters that will remain confidential.”

Inspector Keith Riddick did not elaborate in his affidavit, except to call the investigation “open and active.”

Read more at our news partner the South Florida Sun Sentinel.