The case of Sheriff Dave Meneley

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10/20/1998 KBI report could hurt drug cases
10/21/1998 KBI report could hurt drug cases

11/24/1998 Deputy invokes Fifth Amendment

11/25/1998 Deputy invokes Fifth Amendment

11/25/1998 Rork defends deputy sheriff(low-band streaming video)

11/25/1998 Rork defends deputy sheriff(Quicktime movie download:2.3MB)

12/08/1998 KBI report details drug inquiry
12/09/1998 KBI report details drug inquiry
12/10/1998 Deputy denies drug use

12/11/1998 Deputy denies drug use

12/12/1998 Deputy denies drug use

12/11/1998 Deputy denies drug use(low-band streaming video).

12/11/1998 Deputy denies drug use(Quicktime movie download:1.4MB).

02/25/1999 Treatment records at issue
02/26/1999 Treatment records at issue
02/26/1999 Prosecutor wants deputy's records

02/27/1999 Prosecutor wants deputy's records

03/03/1999 Sheriff: 'This is the first I knew of it'
03/03/1999 Sheriff: 'This is the first I knew of it'

03/07/1999 Opinions: Letters to the editor

03/10/1999 Opinions: Letters to the editor
03/10/1999 Commissioner issues lie-detector challenge to sheriff

03/10/1999 Meneley details Valley Hope visit

03/11/1999 Meneley details Valley Hope visit
03/11/1999 Commissioner issues lie-detector challenge to sheriff

03/11/1999 Doctor: Cocaine the problem

03/12/1999 Doctor: Cocaine the problem
03/17/1999 Counselor disputes sheriff

03/18/1999 Counselor disputes sheriff

04/09/1999 Meneley asks court to intervene

04/08/1999 Meneley asks court to intervene

04/13/1999 Oblander wants records disregarded

04/14/1999 Oblander wants records disregarded

04/15/1999 Oblander hearing scheduled for June

04/16/1999 Oblander hearing scheduled for June

04/16/1999 Meneley can access campaign funds
04/17/1999 Meneley can access campaign funds
04/18/1999 Opinions: Letter: Stick to facts in case

04/20/1999 Attorney: D.A. seeks too much from judge
04/20/1999 Sheriff booked into jail

04/21/1999 Attorney: D.A. seeks too much from judge
04/21/1999 Sheriff booked into jail

04/29/1999 Meneley set to appear in court

04/30/1999 Meneley set to appear in court

05/06/1999 Meneley attorney files new motion

05/07/1999 Meneley attorney files new motion
05/08/1999 Oblander hears risks of sharing an attorney
05/09/1999 Oblander hears risks of sharing an attorney
05/18/1999 Judge considers attorney's request
05/19/1999 Judge considers attorney's request

05/22/1999 Ruling expected next week

05/21/1999 Rork argues recall petition not specific in allegations

05/22/1999 Rork argues recall petition not specific in allegations

05/23/1999 Ruling expected next week
05/25/1999 A.G. seeks Meneley's removal

05/26/1999 A.G. seeks Meneley's removal
05/26/1999 Judge won't punt petition

05/26/1999 Ouster plans await ruling
05/27/1999 Ouster plans await ruling
05/27/1999 Judge won't punt petition

05/29/1999 Oblander defense set back
05/30/1999 Oblander defense set back

06/02/1999 Sheriff's fate handed to 3-judge panel

06/03/1999 D.A. challenges sheriff's attorney
06/03/1999 Sheriff's fate handed to 3-judge panel

06/04/1999 D.A. challenges sheriff's attorney
06/15/1999 Sheriff denies ouster charges
06/16/1999 Sheriff denies ouster charges
06/25/1999 CJ Online Archive for 06/25/99

06/25/1999 Judge to rule on Rork's role in Meneley case
06/26/1999 CJ Online Archive for 06/26/99

06/26/1999 Judge to rule on Rork's role in Meneley case
06/30/1999 Meneley attorney battling to stay on
07/01/1999 Meneley attorney battling to stay on

07/09/1999 Rork won't be Oblander's attorney

07/14/1999 Stovall jails Oblander's wife

07/16/1999 Hamilton, Rork spar over Meneley

07/16/1999 Hamilton, Rork spar over Meneley(low-band streaming video)

07/16/1999 Hamilton, Rork spar over Meneley(Quicktime movie download:1MB)

07/16/1999 CJ Online Archive for 07/16/99

07/16/1999 Oblander's wife should have been allowed attorney, state statutes say

07/22/1999 Rork battles to represent Oblander

07/24/1999 D.A. office says trial held up by appeals

07/27/1999 CJ Online Archive for 07/27/99
07/27/1999 Meneley: 'I will fight this'
07/27/1999 Judge: Rork can't represent sheriff in court

07/27/1999 Judge: Rork can't represent sheriff in court(low-band streaming video)

07/27/1999 Judge: Rork can't represent sheriff in court(Quicktime movie download:612K)

07/31/1999 Strike 3 for Rork

08/05/1999 Oblander's wife seeks marital privilege

08/14/1999 Oblander's wife fights subpoena

08/19/1999 A.G. contends wife must testify without attorney

08/31/1999 Rork: I can work both cases

08/31/1999 Sheriff to face ouster trial in November

09/02/1999 Rork request goes to high court
09/04/1999 Decision postponed for wife of Oblander

09/08/1999 High court hasn't released Rork decision
09/09/1999 A.G.'s office counters Rork's request

09/11/1999 Sheriff's attorney rejected
09/15/1999 Oblander to contest subpoena's validity

09/22/1999 Rork goes to U.S. court
09/23/1999 Deputy's wife must testify

09/23/1999 Meneley told to get attorney

09/25/1999 Oblander's wife seeks dismissal of charge

09/25/1999 Meneley requests rejected at hearing
09/29/1999 Oblander denied again

09/30/1999 Meneley given another week
10/06/1999 Sheriff files for delay of civil action
10/07/1999 Sheriff gets more time to hire attorney
10/13/1999 Phelpses representing Meneley

10/22/1999 Oblander asks judge to block release of treatment records

10/22/1999 Dave Meneley requests different 3-judge panel
10/23/1999 Oblander hearing set back a month

10/28/1999 Judges to remain on ouster panel
10/31/1999 Meneley challenges local judges
11/03/1999 Oblander's wife free of charge

11/18/1999 Meneley tries to bar A.G.'s office from trial
12/03/1999 Attorneys seeking to shield Meneley's ouster testimony

12/14/1999 Rork steps down as attorney in ouster case

12/22/1999 Judges decline to delay start of Meneley's ouster

12/26/1999 Opinions: Maybe next X-mas...
12/27/1999 Big man, big problem

12/27/1999 Meneley Timeline

01/01/2000 Opinions: Letters to the editor

01/03/2000 Drug scandal tops local stories for 1999

01/05/2000 Judges: No more delays
01/05/2000 A.G. socks Meneley with 20 new charges
03/25/2000 Mound City judge to hear Meneley case

02/13/2000 Rork's law: Gotta have heart