Former Lawrence Co. Deputy charged with computer tampering

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Former Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Chief of Staff, Tim McWhorter, sent an email to WZDX News reacting to his latest arrest.

Thursday, McWhorter was booked into the Lawrence County Jail on 51 counts of computer tampering. He was released on bond.

In his message to WZDX, he said: “The news came as a complete shock and is completely false.”

He went on to say he was unaware that an investigation was being conducted.

McWhorter was also arrested on two previous occasions related to domestic violence.

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