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  Etowah [AL] sheriff pockets $750k in jail food funds, buys $740k beach house
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Last EditedRP  Mar 14, 2018 01:28pm
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AuthorConnor Sheets
MediaNewspaper - Birmingham News
News DateTuesday, March 13, 2018 03:45:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionIn September, Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin and his wife Karen purchased an orange four-bedroom house with an in-ground pool and canal access in an upscale section of Orange Beach for $740,000.

Some Etowah County residents question how a county sheriff making a five-figure annual salary can afford to own multiple houses, including one worth nearly three-quarters of a million dollars.

But ethics disclosure forms Entrekin filed with the state reveal that over the past three years he has received more than $750,000 worth of additional "compensation" from a source he identified as "Food Provisions."
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