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Former sheriffs candidate pleads guilty in video gambling case
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A man who ran against Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews in the 2010 Republican primary could spend up to five years in prison after entering guilty pleas in federal court. Larry W. Flynn II, a/k/a L.W. Flynn, 40, of Columbia, entered guilty pleas Tuesday in federal court to charges of operating a gambling business and evading federal taxes, according to a press release issued by South Carolina U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles. Senior U.S. District Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr. accepted the guilty plea and will impose sentence after reviewing a presentencing report from the U.S. Probation Office.