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      Sallisaw Police Officer on Leave During OSBI Investigation

      A Sallisaw police officer is on unpaid leave while the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation looks into complaints against him.

      Police Chief Shaloa Edwards told the Times Record (http://bit.ly/1bQBrgJ) that Lt. John Weber is suspended without pay.

      Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart says his department received a complaint Wednesday and turned the investigation over to the OSBI because of his department's relationship of working with Sallisaw police.

      OSBI spokeswoman Jessica Brown confirmed the agency is investigating allegations of misconduct by a Sallisaw officer - but declined to provide details.

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