LINCOLNTON, N.C. -- A Lincoln County sheriff's deputy is out of a job after being arrested in South Carolina last week.

Sheriff David Carpenter confirms that Alex Sherwood was arrested in Columbia and charged for being drunk and disruptive.

Authorities alerted the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department after the arrest, and the decision was made to terminate Sherwood. 

Carpenter says Sherwood had been with the department for eight months. 


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