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State looking into disturbance involving Sheriff Kelly

SPRINGFIELD — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has been asked to investigate an alleged domestic dispute that included the Clark County sheriff and two of his employees, the Springfield News-Sun reports.

Clark County Prosecutor Andy Wilson contacted the Attorney General’s Office after a situation involving Sheriff Gene Kelly, his wife and a sergeant and his estranged wife at an apartment complex Monday afternoon.

No arrests were made, nor were charges filed. However, the incident did involve county employees during hours of employment, according to the sheriff’s office.

Sheriff Kelly told the News-Sun on Wednesday that he asked for an independent review of the incident, which involved the response of several high-ranking deputies.

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