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Americus- Lee County Sheriff's Deputy Donnie Spillers is in the Sumter County Jail.

Sumter County Sheriff Pete Smith confirmed late Monday night that Spillers is being held at the jail. Spillers was the Deputy who shot 17-year-old Wesley Beaver after a chase in Lee County February 14th.

Lee County District Attorney Cecilia Cooper said Spillers was arrested at 5 p.m. Monday. Warrants for Spillers arrest are not filed yet. Cooper said they have 48 hours to take the warrants, but said she plans to have those filed early Tuesday.

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