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Former San Joaquin County Sheriff Begins Jail Term

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Stockton, CA — The man who once oversaw the jails in San Joaquin County is now doing time in a jail himself.

Former San Joaquin County Sheriff Baxter Dunn spent his first night in a minimum-security facility near Bakersfield last night.

Dunn will serve six-months behind bars after pleading guilty earlier this year for his role in a mail fraud related to a public corruption scheme.

After the former sheriff serves his time at the Taft Correctional Institution near Bakersfield, he´ll spend six months in confinement at his home in Manteca.