Geary Co. Sheriff pleads not guilty to gun charge

Tony Wolf (Geary Co. Sheriff's Office)
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Geary Co. Sheriff accused of giving away a county-owned gun has pleaded not guilty.

The Salina Post reports Sheriff Tony Wolf appeared in Geary County District Court Friday for an arraignment on charges of felony theft and misdemeanor misuse of public funds.

A trial is set for May 8th and 9th.

Wolf was arrested October 18th at the Geary Co. Sheriff's Office.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says he gave a county-owned firearm to a third party and used public money in a manner not authorized by law.

They said the use of money was not related to the firearm allegation.