Florida Sheriff Arrested in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The FBI says the suspended sheriff of Okaloosa
County, Fla., has been arrested in Las Vegas on federal theft,
fraud, money laundering and conspiracy charges.
Special Agent Joseph Dickey in Las Vegas says FBI and Internal

Revenue Service investigators arrested Charles W. Morris early
Friday.

Dickey says Morris is due for an initial appearance Friday in
U.S. District Court in Las Vegas.

Morris was sought on a warrant issued in U.S. District Court in
Pensacola, Fla.

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist suspended Morris Friday and appointed
an interim sheriff in the Florida panhandle county.

Morris was also the president of the Florida Sheriff's
Association Board of Directors.


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