Grand jury clears Marion County sheriff of criminal wrongdoing

Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair accused of violating campaign finance laws

MARION COUNTY, Fla. - A grand jury found on Wednesday that Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair did not violate any campaign finance laws.

Blair was elected in November 2012 but a complaint was filed against him in October, alleging he was taking illegal money to fund his campaign.

The grand jury released its findings on Wednesday, clearing Blair of any criminal wrongdoing.

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