Dale Co. commissioner accuses sheriff of financial mismanagementRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Aug 14 2018 9:11 PM
OZARK, Ala. (WDHN) - At Tuesday's Dale County workshop session, Commission Chairman Mark Blankenship blamed Sheriff Wally Olson for financial mismanagement of the jail.
Blankenship said that Olson buys supplies from outside the county and that he should instead do business with merchants in the county. He also alluded to missing funds at the jail.
"We've got a sheriff and an administrator in the jail that spends $2,200 a month buying supplies in Coffee County while we lose Ace Hardware in Dale County," Blankenship said. "That doesn't make sense to me. We've tried and tried and tried to get that under control. That's nothing but a lack of leadership."