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Suspended Miami, Shelby county attorney Chris Bucio out of jail

Published: Saturday, January 06, 2018 @ 10:38 PM
By: Steve Baker - Northern Bureau

Update@3:25 p.m. (Jan. 8):

Bucio was released from jail Monday morning after spending the weekend there. 

First report: 

Former Miami and Shelby County troubled defense attorney Christopher Bucio, formerly of Troy, now living in Urbana, turned himself into the Shelby County Jail Saturday night apparently on a probation violation, Sheriff John Lenhart said.

Bucio was booked into the jail at 6:05 p.m. 

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Bucio, 39, was convicted in November 2016 of unauthorized use of property involving land obtained for fees from a Shelby County client.

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He was sentenced in January 2017 in Shelby County Common Pleas Court to five years of community control and a $5,000 fine.