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Former Trumbull County special deputy charged

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WARREN, Ohio - A former Trumbull County special deputy has been secretly indicted on multiple counts of forgery and tampering with records.

51-year-old Gregory Oakes pleaded not guilty to the charges in Trumbull County Court on Tuesday morning.

The county prosecutor's office says Oakes forged state certification documents to keep his security businesses operating.

Oakes operated Delta Elite Security Guard Service and American Sentry out of his Warren home.

He's free on bond and has another court hearing scheduled next month.

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