Summerville stormwater director accused of abusing girlfriend resigns

Summerville stormwater director accused of abusing girlfriend resigns
Robert MacDonald (Source: Colleton County Sheriff's Office)

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - The Summerville stormwater director accused of abusing his girlfriend has resigned, according to town officials.

Robert MacDonald was arrested and charged with third-degree domestic violence. MacDonald had been suspended with pay from his job.

When she went outside to sleep on the porch, MacDonald took a water hose, doused her with water and then threw her car keys into a pond, the report stated.

A deputy asked MacDonald for his side of the story, but he refused to provide any information, the report stated.

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