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Sullivan corrections officer arrested in Scott

Staff report • Jun 29, 2013 at 1:25 PM

GATE CITY — An off-duty Sullivan County corrections officer was charged with driving under the influence in Scott County Friday.

According to a news release from Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Leslie Earhart, Gate City police arrested Jeffery R. Mathes.

Mathes has been employed as a corrections officer with the SCSO for five years. An internal investigation into the incident is under way.

No additional information is available at this time.

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