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State Auditor's Report: Barbour County Sheriff Misspent $700

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A report by the West Virginia Auditor's Office said Sheriff John Hawkins misspent money from the Barbour County Sheriff's Department between 2010 and 2012.

The report said Sheriff John Hawkins spent more than $700 of department funds on flowers and gifts for department staff.

Sheriff Hawkins met with the state auditor's office Monday, and said he'll be repaying the total amount misspent later this week.

The matter has also been referred to the state Ethics Commission for investigation.