Man arrested for stealing from Franklin County released

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. -- A Franklin County employee held on $500,000 bond was released from jail Tuesday because the attorney general was not prepared to file charges. Dennis Huston was arrested last week on charges of theft, money laundering and drug possession.

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The state attorney general was not prepared to file charges because of the amount of evidence they need to review, according to a statement from Franklin County.

Franklin County said their office is focusing on their internal investigation to make decisions about nine people were put on paid leave during the investigation.