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WilCo Deputy fired

Deputy fired after getting arrested

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A Williams County Deputy has been fired, after being charged with resisting arrest and public intoxication. The sheriff's office reported the now FORMER Deputy, Jack Danford was also charged with injury to a child.

Official Statement from Williomson County Sheriff's Office:

On Saturday, March 3 at approximately 9 p.m. Deputy Jack Danford with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office was arrested by the Austin Police Department at Oakwood BBQ, 307 East Braker Ln. He was charged with resisting arrest and public intoxication.

Additionally, Danford has been charged with Injury to a Child, a 3rd degree felony in Travis County.

Danford began working for the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office on November 4, 2005.

Danford was indefinitely suspended from the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office.

No further comments will be make at this point.


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