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Arrest of officer leads to dismissal of cases

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MADISON, IN (WAVE) - More than 60 criminal cases in Indiana are being dismissed after the arrest of a City of Madison police officer.

The Madison Police Merit Board will tonight to decide the fate of Josh Abbott, who was arrested last week for felony domestic battery. Despite other run-ins with the law, Abbott was allowed to be a police officer.

The Jefferson County, Indiana prosecutor is now dismissing cases Abbott worked on. They range from drunk driving to felony charges.

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