PIKE – After an indictment filed with the Ohio Supreme Court involving 16 counts of theft, tampering, and other charges, and many times Sheriff Reader pleading not guilty. Reader today plead guilty to several charges.
In Reader’s filing to the Ohio Supreme Court, he stated that his ongoing criminal case has adversely effected his duties involving ongoing criminal cases.
Reader who has appeared in court several times since July 2019, has now admitted guilt and According to court documents, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft in office, two counts of tampering with evidence and conflict of interest.
Reader has not at this time been sentenced to any time.