Lowndes County Sheriff Arrested, Out on Bond

Montgomery (WSFA) -- WSFA 12 news is following a developing story story out of Lowndes County where Hayneville Police Chief Kelvin Mitchell tells us Sheriff Charles Williams was arrested earlier this month.

The incident happened on October 1st.  Mitchell says Williams got into a verbal argument with EMA Director Walter Hill and allegedly charged at him. That's when deputies who were there say they had to restrain Williams to prevent him from hurting Hill.

Williams is now out on bond. His court date is set for November 13th.

Chief Mitchell says the ABI is investigating this as well as other incidents involving the two men over a period of several months, and that he hopes to resolve the issues and move on.