White Co. ex-sheriff pleads guilty to misdemeanor
SEARCY, Ark. (AP) - A former White County sheriff has been fined $350 after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge.
Former Sheriff Pat Garrett entered the plea Tuesday in White County Circuit Court. Prosecutors accused him of pointing a pistol at his sister and her boyfriend.
Garrett's attorney, Paul Petty, tells The Daily Citizen (http://bit.ly/11f3QCZ ) that the former sheriff was involved in a family dispute "that got a little out of hand."
He had faced a maximum sentence of 30 days in jail and a $500 fine.
Garrett served three terms as sheriff from 2001 to 2007. He lost his re-election bid in 2006.
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