DOJ investigating Sheriff candidate alleged election violation

, Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted: Fri, April 4 2014 at 8:10 PM, Updated: Mon, April 7 2014 at 3:22 PM

DOJ investigating Sheriff candidate alleged election violation

Medford, Ore.-- A Jackson County Sheriff candidate is being investigated by the Oregon Department of Justice for an alleged elections law violation.

Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy,  Lieutenant Bob Sergi confirmed to NBC 5 that he's been put on administrative leave by the Sheriff's office as a result of the Oregon Department of Justice investigation.

Sergi wouldn't go into details about the investigation but denied any wrongdoing and said he will continue to run for sheriff.

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NBC5 News reporter Roma Villavicencio comes from Southern California where she reported for Garden Grove TV Channel 3.

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