Karen Richards Announces She is Running for Re-Election

Published 01/31 2014 02:03PM

Updated 01/31 2014 02:07PM

In an announcement made at Republican Headquarters, current Allen County Prosecutor Karen Richards announced that she will be running for re-election.

Richards was the first woman to be voted Allen County Prosecutor and has served 3 terms.  If she wins, she will be the first Allen County Prosecutor to serve 4 terms.

Richards says her department has worked efficiently at dealing with the new issues that emerge, and will continue to do so.

"The financial crimes that we've prosecuted is a huge increase in identity theft and various financial crimes.  We've taken that on and have a 96.4% conviction rate in those areas."

As WFFT announced a few weeks ago, also running for prosecutor in the Republican Primary is local attorney J Michael Loomis.

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