Controversy in Local Sheriff’s Race
The Osage County Sheriff race came to a boiling point recently, with a confrontation between two of the candidates. Belle City Marshal Michael Dixon was called to a meth bust in Linn, where he was physically threatened by detective Gary Storey, who is on the ballot as a write-in candidate. Dixon has a record of the confrontation…
Storey was later suspended for threatening Dixon, but he remains in the race. The third candidate, former Osage County deputy Shannon Linhardt, says he’s staying out of the controversy.
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