No verdict in former sheriff's deputy trial for child sex crimes

Published On: Aug 26 2014 03:07:25 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 26 2014 03:07:42 PM CDT

A jury was unable to reach a verdict in the case of a former Dickinson County sheriff's deputy charged with child sex crimes.

The trial against in John Harwood started on August 20. According to our news partners at The Salina Journal (, Harwood was charged with aggravated criminal sodomy with an individual under 14.

Harwood was arrested in October of 2012 on a warrant from the Kansas Attorney General's office. He was "separated" from the Dickinson County Sheriff's office in June of 2012.