Saturday, December 30, 2006
The Metro Council has given him $250,000 out of the Arts budget that he didn't ask for, toyed with the idea of giving him more police-like blue lights for his auto fleet, and may just try to transfer Animal Control to his oversight. But the ethical cauldron Sheriff Daron Hall now finds himself in concerns charges of self-promotion and a conflict of interest over department Christmas cards. The cards were financed by one of the jail's private vendors and have Hall's name on them. This story has gone national.