Lowndes County Deputy Arrested

Hayneville, Ala. (WSFA) -- An officer of the peace was arrested Thursday on felony charges.

WSFA 12 News has learned that Deputy Charlie Mckinnon was arrested and released on $90,000 bond. He is charged with Distribution of Drugs.

Sherriff Chip Williams says he was contacted by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation about the allegations and he requested that they handle the investigation.

"This is all very much a surprise," Williams says.

Williams adds that the investigation is finished.

More information as soon as it's available.