Jennings Co. commissioner faces felony charges

Bob Willhite (Provided photo/Jennings County Sheriff's Department)

JENNINGS CO., Ind. (WISH) – A Jennings County commissioner turned himself in to the county jail Monday.

24-Hour News 8 news partner The Columbus Republic reports Robert “Bob” Willhite was preliminarily charged with theft and official misconduct. He told the newspaper he’s not guilty.

Willhite says he is not sure if he will continue to serve as a county commissioner.

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