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Thomas Co. deputy arrested

October 19, 2005

Thomasville, Georgia--  The Thomas County Sheriff's Office is investigating one of its own.

The arrest report shows that jailer Beverly Elaine Simmons was arrested Tuesday night. The 35 year old is charged with sexual assault on a person in custody and violation of oath of office.

Simmons may have been arrested while at work.  The report states that her handcuffs and holster were taken from her at the time of arrest.

Sheriff's investigators will only say that they're looking into the case and will not comment on it before tomorrow.