Schuyler County sheriff arrested on five felony charges

Schuyler County Sheriff Josh Dole

A Heartland sheriff found himself in trouble with the law this week.

Schuyler County Sheriff Josh Dole, 30, of Glenwood, was arrested at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

According to online court records obtained by

KTVO reporter John Garlock

, Dole faces five felony charges.

Those documents state Dole is charged with two counts of tampering with a witness and three counts of permitting escape.

The Associate Press reports that charged with illegally taking two inmates to bars in Sullivan and Knox county.

He is also charged with taking two inmates from jail on two occasions to do work at his home.

Dole also faces charges of witness tampering for reportedly threatening to fire any deputy that cooperated in the investigation against him.

Dole is being held in the Clark County Jail on $50,000 cash only bond.

Stay with us for updates on this developing story.