- Associated Press - Thursday, July 28, 2016

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) - A February trial has been scheduled for a southern Oregon sheriff accused of assault and official misconduct.

Sheriff Frank Skrah of Klamath County faces nine misdemeanor charges stemming from complaints that he roughed up suspects and failed to notify the owners of 30 privately owned mailboxes that the boxes were damaged by an on-duty deputy.

The Herald and News reports (https://bit.ly/2ajtpBW ) Klamath County Judge Roxanne Osborne will preside over the trial that’s scheduled to begin Feb. 8.

Skrah pleaded not guilty and remains on the job. He is not seeking re-election.

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Information from: Herald and News, https://www.heraldandnews.com

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