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JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (News and Tribune) - Clark County Prosecutor Steve Stewart has deferred to a special prosecutor to determine if criminal charges will be issued against Clark County Drug Court Treatment Program personnel who are subjects of an Indiana State Police investigation.

In the petition for the appointment of a special prosecutor filed with the Clark County clerk's office on Monday, Stewart wrote that he "feels that the appointment of a special prosecutor is reasonable and necessary in order to avoid the appearance of impropriety during any further investigation of this case, if any."  

Before filing the petition, Stewart said his office had received a "nearly complete" investigation from ISP related to possible criminal misconduct of drug court employees.

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