Former Cuyahoga County jail director faces judge on corruption charges

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio - The former director of the Cuyahoga County jail and two other former public officials faced a judge Monday on charges related to a corruption investigation.

Ken Mills was indicted on 8 counts, including tampering with records, falsification and obstruction of official business.

Emily McNeeley, former General Counsel for Cuyahoga County’s Department of Information Technology (IT) and Douglas Dykes, Cuyahoga County Chief Talent Officer, were also indicted in January.

In court Monday, McNeeley, Mills and Dykes all entered a plea of not guilty. Each of them has a bond set for $10,000.

All three have a pretrial scheduled for February 11.

Mills resigned from the jail in November.

Dykes and McNeeley also resigned their positions with the county.

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