Former Becker County sheriff appears in court on swindle, misconduct charges
Former Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon made his first district court appearance Monday, on allegations that he swindled the public out of money by passing off his old boat as an expensive new one purchased for his department.
Gordon, 58, of Detroit Lakes, has been charged with one count of theft by swindle and presentation of a false claim by a public officer, both felonies, and one gross misdemeanor count of misconduct by a public officer.
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