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Akeley police chief under investigation; placed on paid leave

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AKELEY -- Akeley police chief Eric Klein has been placed on administrative leave after it came to light he was allegedly conducting criminal background checks on council members and spouses.

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Mayor Jennifer Mitchell announced the decision at the end of this week's council meeting to place Klein on paid leave. She offered no further information on what drove the decision.

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