Goshen News, Goshen, IN

April 24, 2013

Elkhart County sheriff announces arrest of deputy


— Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers announced Wednesday afternoon that one of his deputies, Ptl. William J. Long Jr., a seven-year veteran of the sheriff's department, has been arrested.

Long was jail on Tuesday by the Indiana State Police on a charge of invasion of privacy.

The sheriff has referred all public questions to Indiana State Police.

"I will review the information at the completion of the investigation and determine appropriate action only after knowing all of the facts," Rogers stated in a press release. "We have an expectation of professionalism and high standards from our officers and staff, and conduct outside those standards will not be tolerated."