Lincoln County deputy arrested for assaulting wife

Lincoln County deputy arrested for assaulting wife (Image 1)
Lincoln County deputy arrested for assaulting wife (Image 1)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested and charged a deputy with Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department for assaulting his wife.

Investigators say Timothy Moorehead was involved with a physical altercation with his wife at their Petersburg, Tenn. home last Friday.

The altercation left his wife with visible injuries.

Moorehead was arrested Tuesday night and charged with domestic assault.

He has since been fired from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Moorehead is free on $1,500 bond.

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