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Former Worth Co. sheriff set for bond hearing today

Former Worth Co. sheriff set for bond hearing today
Posted at 6:41 AM, Dec 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-07 01:46:09-05

WORTH COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - Suspended Worth County Sheriff Jeff Hobby is scheduled for a bond hearing Thursday.

This is for the latest round of charges he's now facing.

Currently the former sheriff is in the Turner County jail facing the following charges: influencing witnesses, obstructing law enforcement officers and violation of oath of office.

Investigators say these charges stem from Hobby's actions while a grand jury was hearing evidence on the case against him.

That case concerned a controversial drug search at the Worth County High School last April.

His initial arraignment for those was set for December 11 but that has been waived.

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