Sgt. Merle McDaniel, right, and his attorney, Edward Thompson, left sat at a preliminary hearing at Fayette Co. District Court, in Lexington, Ky., on June 6, 2012. Sgt. Merle McDaniel, 55, and former Sgt. Bill Beers, 47, of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office had preliminary hearings for the theft of guns from the sheriff's evidence vault.
Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff
Sgt. Merle McDaniel, right, and his attorney, Edward Thompson, left sat at a preliminary hearing at Fayette Co. District Court, in Lexington, Ky., on June 6, 2012. Sgt. Merle McDaniel, 55, and former Sgt. Bill Beers, 47, of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office had preliminary hearings for the theft of guns from the sheriff's evidence vault. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff Lexington Herald-Leader
Sgt. Merle McDaniel, right, and his attorney, Edward Thompson, left sat at a preliminary hearing at Fayette Co. District Court, in Lexington, Ky., on June 6, 2012. Sgt. Merle McDaniel, 55, and former Sgt. Bill Beers, 47, of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office had preliminary hearings for the theft of guns from the sheriff's evidence vault. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff Lexington Herald-Leader

Grand jury to review theft cases involving Fayette deputies

June 06, 2012 11:01 AM