Former Winkler County Sheriff Begins Prison Sentence

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WINKLER COUNTY - A former Winkler County Sheriff has started serving his time behind bars.

Robert Roberts began his sentence in the Winkler County Jail on Monday.

He'll spend the next 100 days locked up in the jail he used to run.

Roberts was forced to resign as Sheriff and surrender his peace officer license after being convicted of retaliating against two nurses who turned in a doctor to the State Medical Board.