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Ballard County jailer charged with misconduct

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BALLARD COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A Kentucky State Police investigation of misconduct puts a Ballard County jailer facing charges.

Tony Cantrell II, 35, of Wickliffe, was booked into the McCracken County jail following the investigation. 

KSP got a tip from another jailer on Friday that alleged misconduct by Cantrell. 

Investigators said there was enough evidence to serve a warrant, and they arrested and charged Cantrell with first degree official misconduct. 

Following his arrest, count officials fired Cantrell from the Ballard County Jail. 

Kentucky State Police will continue an investigation into the charges. 

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