North Charleston City Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem Jerome Heyward received a written warning from a Charleston County Sheriff’s Department deputy after being involved in a Sunday traffic stop, a department spokesman told the City Paper Tuesday.
No other details were available on Tuesday.
But Heyward also reportedly filed a complaint with the county sheriff’s department, the spokesman confirmed.
When contacted by the City Paper, Heyward repeatedly said he did not want to talk about the incident.
The sheriff’s office said it would release more information upon completion of an internal assessment (IA) investigation, which is expected to be finished by Friday.
“Once that’s completed, we plan to release the incident report, the IA report [and] the complaint, as well as dash cam and body cam video,” said Amber Allen, communications director for the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office.
This is a developing story.
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