Collared 'Big Dog', aka E.J. Melvin, the former Sheriff of Lee County will soon know the length of his federally issued leash.
Link:Prosecutors want 30 year sentence for fmr. Lee Co. Sheriff - WIS News 10 - Columbia, South Carolina |: "KICKBACKS AS A HIGHWAY PATROLMAN
Prosecutors plan to show evidence that Melvin's criminal conduct dates back to his time on the South Carolina Highway Patrol, according to the filing. Melvin worked as a Trooper until his election in November 2000. Prosecutors said they have evidence that shows as a Trooper, Melvin 'solicited kickbacks…in return for providing information about law enforcement activity,' Moore wrote."