Barry County probation officer charged with felonies

Gregory Kotrba
A Nov. 16, 2016 mug shot of Gregory Kotrba.

HASTINGS, Mich. (WOOD) — A Barry County probation officer is facing felony charges.

Greg Eugene Kotrba appeared in the district court in Hastings Wednesday, where he was formally charged with felony misuse of office and two counts of possessing a controlled substance.

Kotrba is a juvenile probation officer with the Barry County Circuit Court – Family Division. It’s unclear what led to the charges.

A judge set Kotrba’s bond at $5,000 cash surety.

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