Dorchester County detention officer arrested

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Dorchester County deputies arrested a 29-year-old Dorchester detention officer Thursday.

The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office charged Brandon Lee Wright on Thursday with breach of peace.

The arrest stemmed from an incident that happened on Dec. 22, 2010 at the intersection of Washie Road and Beidler Forrest Road.

According to a witness, Wright approached her vehicle and fired multiple rounds out of the window of his vehicle. Authorities say no evidence exists that Wright was firing at the vehicle and no injuries or property damage was reported. Investigators were unable to find any shell casings.

Wright was released on a $2,000 bond and placed on administrative leave without pay.

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