THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - Thomas County Sheriff's Deputy Jason Shierling resigned after he was suspended without pay, pending an investigation into a comment he posted on Facebook.
According to Steve Jones from the Thomas County Sheriff's Office, Shierling officially resigned his position after 5 p.m. Wednesday.
The Sheriff's Office was made aware of Shierling's post Tuesday night and made the decision to suspend Shierling Wednesday morning.
The post involved a comment he made regarding a fight at a fast food restaurant in Thomasville.
Shierling has been employed with the Thomas County Sheriff's Office for 18 months.
Here's what the post said: