Former Wash. County deputy charged with sexual misconduct, police say
WASHINGTON COUNTY — A Washington County Sheriff’s deputy was fired and arrested after being charged with eight separate counts of sexual misconduct Tuesday afternoon.
One of the counts is a third-degree felony of custodial relations. The rest are class A misdemeanors.
Steven Garrett Thayer, 27, was taken into custody just after 2 p.m.
Thayer was honored for five years of service in July of 2012.