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DeKalb County receives subpoena for records of ex-commissioner Sutton

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DeKalb County receives subpoena for records of ex-commissioner Sutton

Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton speaks during a groundbreaking for a new fire station in Avondale Estates. File photo by Dan Whisenhunt
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Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton speaks during a groundbreaking for a new fire station in Avondale Estates. File photo by Dan Whisenhunt

Sharon Barnes Sutton is no longer on the County Commission, but her actions on the way out the door have piqued the interest of federal investigators.

DeKalb County received a subpoena for records of communications between county officials – including Sutton – and two companies: CAL Enterprises and For Winners Only Inc.

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According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Sutton made payments to both companies. She paid CAL Enterprises to engage her constituents and arrange a town hall event. For Winners received $9,100 to produce a transition report.  For the full AJC story, click here. Sutton told the AJC the allegations a waste of taxpayer money and false.

Sutton lost her re-election bid to Steve Bradshaw last July.

Here’s a copy of the subpoena obtained by Decaturish:

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