According to a press release by the sheriff’s office the charges stem from computer inquiries the deputy made in May which were "not for official purposes." No other details about the data thefts are available at this time.
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- Sheriff's Office press release
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(a) Hall County Sheriff’s Office deputy charged with computer invasion of privacy - www.GainsvilleTimes.com, 05/22/2015