Former ACSO Deputy charged by SLED with Misconduct in Office, 1st Degree Assault and Battery
Share and Follow


AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. () – A former Aiken County Sheriff’s Office Deputy is facing charges by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED).

According to SLED, Christopher Lamar Williams, 31, while acting in his official capacity as a deputy, Williams stopped a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder during a traffic stop in the roadway near Schley Street in Warrenville.

According to the arrest warrant, Williams asked the driver to exit the vehicle, but the driver allegedly refused.

The warrant continues stating that while Williams was standing next to the driver with the driver’s door open to his left, the driver put the vehicle in drive and fled the traffic stop.

Authorities say Williams drew his ACSO issued firearm and fired one shot striking the rear driver’s side of the vehicle as the driver was driving away.

According to the warrant, Williams’ in-car video showed that the driver showed no overt action to endanger Williams other than fleeing from the traffic stop.

According to SLED, Williams has been charged with Misconduct in Office and Assault & Battery 1st degree.

According to authorities, Williams was booked at the Aiken County Detention Center.

Share and Follow
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Macron booed by French farmers who blame him for not doing enough to support agriculture

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron was greeted with boos and whistles…

Hulu, Disney+ cracking down on password sharing after Netflix success: Will more streaming services follow?

(NEXSTAR) — Chances are, your household is paying for at least one…

What is a tornado and what should I do if one strikes?

(KTXL) — The United States averages 1,200 tornadoes per year, with the…

The SAG Awards will stream Saturday live on Netflix. Here's what to know

Since Netflix launched into original films, the streaming service has been an…

The Snow Moon; 2024's only micro full moon

SAVANNAH, Ga. () — The smallest full moon of 2024 is happening…

Vinterfest looks to keep traditions alive

BISMARCK, N.D. () — A local artist gave a demonstration Friday afternoon…

2 Smith State Prison employees arrested

GLENNVILLE, Ga. () – Two Smith State Prison employees have been arrested…

Warren Buffett uses his annual letter to warn about Wall Street and recount Berkshire's successes

OMAHA, Neb. – Warren Buffett credited his longtime partner — the late…