Deputy arrested on domestic violence charge

Demetrius Sansom (provided)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) - A Charleston County Sheriff Deputy was arrested early Saturday morning on domestic violence charges.

According to Jim Brady, spokesman for the Sheriff's Office, 35-year-old Demetrius Sansom was arrested by North Charleston Police.

Sansom is charged with criminial domestic violence and is being held at the Al Cannon Detention Center, according to Brady.

Sansom was an employee at the detention center until he transitioned to a new role as a Deputy Sheriff about three months ago.