Ex-deputy gets no jail time in on-the-job sex assault case
Dereck Johnson in an Orangeburg County Courtroom in 2016. (Source: WIS)
By MEG KINNARD Associated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A former South Carolina sheriff's deputy has likely escaped jail time after pleading guilty to engaging in a sex act on duty.
Justin Bamberg tells The Associated Press Dereck Johnson pleaded guilty to misconduct in office Wednesday. A judge sentenced the former Orangeburg County deputy to five years in prison, suspended to three years probation and community service.