Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office Investigator Shannon Edwards was arrested following a domestic related incident Monday, Nov. 4 according to Sheriff's Office Captain Corey Webb.
On the evening of Nov. 4, 2019, authorities from the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic related incident that took place in the 3000 Block of Bannister Road in Chatham.
After further investigation, Edwards was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery.
Edwards was released on his own recognizance.
Domestic assault and battery is a class one misdemeanor, and is punishable by confinement in jail for not more than 12 months and could include a fine of up to $2,500.
His first court appearance is scheduled for Nov. 12.