Charleston Co. detention deputy arrested on gun charge

Charleston Co. detention deputy arrested on gun charge

HANAHAN, SC (WCSC) - A detention deputy with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office was arrested Sunday.

Detention Deputy First Class Richard Jurgens was arrested by Hanahan police for unlawfully discharging a firearm according to CCSO spokesman Eric Watson.

Jurgens was placed on administrative leave without pay.

He has been employed with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office since Feb. 2008

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