CLARENDON COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) — On Friday, a former Clarendon County deputy and victims advocate was arrested by South Carolina Law Enforcement Division agents.
Sabrina Mellerson, 34, has been arrested and faces charges of misconduct in office and embezzlement.
SLED conducted the investigation at the request of Clarendon County Sheriff Tim Baxley.
According to reports, Mellerson is accused of taking money from sex offender registrants in her role as a deputy at the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office.
On April 7, Mellerson confessed to SLED Agents that she took cash from payments made to the sheriff’s office and used the money for her personal use.