Friday, July 17, 2009

Polk County Sheriff's worker arrested for aiding felon

Henry Pierson Curtis - - July 17, 2009

Polk County sheriff's employee Tiffany Farr allegedly used a sheriff's computer to warn a felon about a criminal investigation.

A Polk County sheriff's employee resigned Friday after her arrest for warning a convicted felon who was the target of a criminal investigation.

Tiffany Farr quit after admitting she had used her sheriff's computer to pass on information about the investigation to the felon, according to sheriff's spokeswoman Carrie Eleazer.

The information included disclosing where sheriff's deputies were conducting the investigation, Eleazer wrote.

Farr, 27, of Aburndale, was hired in 2005 as a clerical assistnat and became a court process server a year later. She was charged with two counts of illegally accessing a computer and two counts disclosure of criminal justice Information. She is in the process of being booked into the Polk County Jail, according to the sheriff's office.

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Polk County Sheriff's worker arrested for aiding felon


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