Sheriff Miller fires Buncombe deputy for inappropriate conduct

Press release from the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office:

Sheriff Quentin Miller has terminated Deputy Tyler McDonald of the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office for inappropriate personal conduct while performing duties of the job. 
Deputy McDonald was placed on administrative leave by Sheriff Miller and the SBI and District Attorney were notified on Oct. 6. 
“After I reviewed body camera footage of a vehicle stop, I made the determination that Deputy McDonald should no longer serve at the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office. No additional internal review was necessary for me to come to this conclusion,” says Buncombe County Sheriff Quentin Miller.  
The SBI is currently conducting an investigation into the incident. Sheriff Miller and the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office will have no further comment on the incident while it is under investigation by the SBI or before the District Attorney.
The Sheriff’s Office will fully cooperate with the SBI investigation.
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