WAGNER, S.D. — Authorities say a Charles Mix County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for allegedly stealing a gun.

The Daily Republic reports that Deputy Jesse McLaughlin is facing grand theft charges. No other details on the incident have been released.

Charles Mix County Sheriff Randy Thaler said in a statement that his office will not tolerate any of its employees breaking the law and taking advantage of other people’s property during an arrest.

Information from: The Daily Republic, http://www.mitchellrepublic.com

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