Midlands sheriff's deputy arrested, fired

Anthony Ard (Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)
Anthony Ard (Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A Richland County sheriff's deputy has been arrested and terminated for unlawful use of the telephone.

Sheriff Leon Lott says Anthony Ard made a threatening phone call to his estranged wife during the week of December 9th.

Ard had been a deputy with the department since January 2009.

He's being held at the Alvin Glenn Detention Center where he is awaiting a bond hearing.

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