Subpoenas issued in criminal investigation against former Norfolk Sheriff, according to city officials

Posted at 2:34 PM, Feb 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-09 23:22:19-05

NORFOLK, Va. - Federal investigators issued subpoenas in the investigation in former Norfolk Sheriff Bob McCabe. 

Thursday, the Norfolk City Attorney confirmed to News 3 the city received a subpoena for records from the Sheriff’s office.

The Norfolk Sheriff's Office also received a subpoena Thursday. The subpoena requests 18 different types of documents being requested by the U.S. Department of Justice ranging from contracts to requests for proposals.

Bob McCabe

Bob McCabe

Click here to read the whole subpoena.

According to the documents, investigators want information dating back to January 2004 relating to a contract with Correct Care Solutions - a group that provides medical care to places like jails.

The document states federal investigators requested information about contracts the Sheriff’s Office had with the medical company which includes payments given to McCabe for gifts, campaign contributions and travel and entertainment reimbursements.

In addition, federal investigators requested documents related to the website, a program that offers people the opportunity to pay for meals for their loved ones while they are behind bars at the Norfolk Jail.

McCabe announced his retirement in December and has been keeping a low profile in recent months and not returning calls.

Previously, McCabe had been very outspoken and responsive to the media.

News 3 Reporter Margaret Kavanagh asked him months ago about allegations of corruption and he denied any wrong doing.

McCabe served as Sheriff for 23 years.

News 3 called McCabe for comment, but have not heard back.

A man who identified himself as a friend said McCabe was not available to speak to us.


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