LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio man has been convicted of keeping money from a golf tournament he organized to benefit the family of a deputy killed during a high-speed chase.
Former Morrow police officer Ryan Hunt pleaded guilty Wednesday to theft and attempted tampering with evidence. He pleaded no contest to two similar charges in a related case.
He'll be sentenced March 15. Prosecutors are recommending probation.
Warren County Deputy Brian Dulle (DOO'-lee) died in 2011 after being hit while putting down stop sticks to try to halt a stolen car. Hunt organized a golf tournament to help Dulle's widow and three children but kept thousands of dollars.
Police say after their investigation began, Hunt donated to the Dulle fund from money obtained through a bogus printing job for a business.