Nicholas County deputy charged, suspended

A Nicholas County sheriff’s deputy has been suspended from the department after being indicted on charges related to child pornography.

A grand jury indicted Jarrod Bennett on 11 counts related to the creation, distribution, and possession of child pornography. He was arrested by U.S. Marshals on Wednesday afternoon.

In a video posted to Facebook, Nicholas County Sheriff William F. Nunley said that Bennett has been suspended from the department and is confident that justice will be served in the case.

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