Court hearing held in lawsuit regarding allegations of sex abuse by former sheriff
A man who says he was raped by the former Warren County sheriff is getting his day in court.
The man is one of three people suing the county because they say officials failed to protect them from the abuse.
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Kane In Your Corner previously reported about the allegations that former Sheriff Edward Bullock repeatedly raped children at the county youth shelter. Some county workers said that they suspected the abuse was happening.
One of those workers – a former sheriff’s officer – testified in court on Wednesday.
The attorney for Warren County insists that the county should not be held responsible for Bullock’s behavior because the sheriff was an elected official who was acting on his own.