Merit board hears update

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s Sheriff Merit Board received an update on personnel and investments at a meeting last week.Chief Deputy Marcus Gatton, who ran the meeting in absence of Sheriff Mark Hodges, informed the board of the latest news regarding Deputy Chuck Vogely, former detective.Gatton said Vogely accepted his discipline for a drunk-driving incident in April and was suspended. He will return to duty July 22. Board members heard updates on interviews as well. Members of the merit board will interview four candidates for two openings within the department.To read the rest of this story, see the June 26 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.