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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Former Brooks County Sheriff Richard Chafin, 59, will serve13 months in prison for embezzlement from a federal program, and obstruction of justice.

He will have to repay Brooks County $63,730.

Chafin served as sheriff from 1987 until 2008.

He is free on bond until he has to report to the bureau of prisons.

 

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