Williamson County Sheriff's Office deputy fired after domestic assault arrest

Posted at 2:01 PM, Sep 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-10 15:01:33-04

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — A detention deputy at the Williamson County Sheriff's Office was fired after having been arrested, the Williamson County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) said.

28-year-old William Watterud was arrested on domestic violence charges overnight. Because of the arrest, he was fired from the WCSO Tuesday morning.

Watterud was charged with aggravated assault and false imprisonment. He is being held in the Maury County jail.

Watterud had worked for the WCSO for less than five months.