Lex. Co. deputy suspended after domestic violence arrest

Published: Jun. 30, 2015 at 1:52 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 10, 2015 at 1:52 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - A Lexington County sheriff's deputy has been charged with second degree domestic violence.

Lexington Police arrested Deputy Brien Gwyn on the night of June 29 after an altercation in a restaurant parking lot with his ex-wife, according to a Lexington County Sheriff's Department spokesman.

Gwyn, who has served as a deputy since January 5, 2015, has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of an internal investigation.

He is being held at the Lexington County Detention Center while awaiting a bond hearing.

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