Panel Upholds Firing of Hall County Deputy

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

The Hall County Sheriff's Department's Merit Commission has upheld the firing of a deputy charged with stealing from the county.

The Grand Island Independent reports ( that Kevin Bombeck was fired by Sheriff Jerry Watson on Jan. 17. Bombeck appealed that decision. The Merit Commission ruled against him on Thursday.

The 34-year-old Bombeck is charged in Hall County Court with felony theft between March 9 and Oct. 1 of last year.

Bombeck's preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 22.

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