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Waukesha Sheriff's Dept. employee investigated in Lincoln County


The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department is investigating what they call an incident that happened at a bar involving a member of the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department.

In a separate press release, the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department says it is conducting its own internal review. They say the employee is on administrative leave pending the investigation.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department says the incident happened in November 2012. And the person has been cooperating with investigators. They say evidence has been submitted to the state crime lab. When the results are known, they will be submitted to the District Attorney's office for review. They say this is standard procedure in incidents similar to the one being investigated.

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