Deputy cleared in state police investigation

Deputy Jake Chamberlain was cleared by the State Law Enforcement Division of any wrongdoing regarding an off duty incident, according to Captain Michael Nunn with Florence County Sheriff's Office.

Nunn says Chamberlain returned to work in late January.

A 31-year-old man said Chamberlain attacked him at a home on Main Street in Olanta on December 27.

Communication officials with SLED say they got a request from the Florence County Sheriff's Office in January to look into the incident involving Chamberlain.