FAYETTEVILLE -- Steven Carter, a Washington County sheriff's deputy, was arrested Monday night in connection with domestic battery and endangering the welfare of a minor.
Carter, 44, was arrested by Elkins police and booked into the Washington County Detention Center at 11:36 p.m., according to the Sheriff's Office. Carter was released at 6:48 a.m. Tuesday on a bond of $3,870.
The case was filed in Elkins District Court, according to the Sheriff's Office. Because a minor is involved, no details of the incident were released.
Carter has been placed on administrative leave with pay while an internal investigation is conducted.
Carter has been with the Sheriff's Office since June 3, 2013, and was working as a field deputy, according to the Sheriff's Office.
NW News on 01/15/2020
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