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Mug shot of Landon Preston Ploughe

4 Fast Facts

  • A Clinton County corrections officer was arrested.
  • Landon Ploughe was charged with official misconduct and theft.
  • The theft of money from the jail occurred last week.
  • He has resigned.

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. (March 15, 2016) – A Clinton County corrections officer was arrested and charged with official misconduct, a Level 6 felony, and theft, a misdemeanor.

Corrections Officer Landon Preston Ploughe, 25, of Frankfort, was booked in the Clinton County Jail March 11. The theft of money occurred in the jail last week and was investigated by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office.

Polughe’s resignation became effective Monday, March 14. He had worked in the jail a little over two years.

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