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Dog Owners Charged After Deputy Attacked


Last updated 3/28/2018 at 3:05pm

Charges have been filed in connection with an incident in which a Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office deputy accidentally shot himself in the hand while attempting to fend off a dog attack Monday, according to Chief Deputy Eddie Gunter.

Heather Marie, 36, was arrested for one misdemeanor count of being responsible for a dangerous dog attacking a person. She was placed in the detention center under a $5,000 bond.

Lonnie Alton Henderson, 45, was arrested on the same misdemeanor charge and was also placed in the detention center under a $5,000 bond.

“After some investigation, we found...

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