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Former police officer accused of misconduct, harboring a fugitive

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media

DILLON, SC (WMBF) – Sherida Thomasena McLeod, a former officer with the City of Dillon Police Department, is charged with misconduct in office and misprision of felony, according to indictments released by the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office.

The indictments state that on or around March 3, 2016, McLeod engaged of acts of misconduct by “alerting a fugitive to an outstanding warrant and harboring a fugitive.”

Dillon Police Chief David Lane says that McLeod’s employment with the department ended in August. Lane said he did not recall how long she worked for the department or if the fugitive listed in the indictments was ever arrested.

McLeod was arraigned Tuesday and given a $15,000 personal recognizance bond, according to Hayley Bledsoe with the Attorney General’s Office. Bledsoe says McLeod was booked at the jail and released.

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