Allen County Sheriff repays county for lawsuit settlement

Allen County Sheriff David Gladieux

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The legal wrangling over Allen County’s sheriff and a drunken encounter from 2019 is over. Sheriff Dave Gladieux this week paid $55,000 to the county to cover the cost of the settlement in his case.

A local teenager’s family sued the sheriff for shoving him to the ground during the 2019 Three Rivers Festival. The sheriff avoided permanent charges in the case and covered the lawsuit’s settlement out of his pocket.

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