In a press release received today from Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame, he indicated three deputies have been indicted this week by a Vance County Grand Jury.
Brame wrote in his press release that one of the deputies had pending charges, and now more charges have been brought against him.
“All three deputies have been suspended from duty with the Sheriff’s Office pending resolution of their charges,” he said.
An internal investigation was conducted, but it was completed by an outside source. The result, according to Brame, is that “violation of office policy and lack of training was found.”
Brame wrote, “I believe in and support my officers and that protocol was followed. At this time, I do not have any evidence that would warrant the charges brought against them.
“The Vance County Sheriff’s Office will continue to serve and protect the people of Vance County going forward.”