Former Wash. County deputy charged with sexual misconduct, police say

Posted at 5:54 PM, Oct 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-15 19:58:55-04

WASHINGTON COUNTY — A Washington County Sheriff’s deputy was fired and arrested after being charged with eight separate counts of sexual misconduct Tuesday afternoon.

One of the counts is a third-degree felony of custodial relations. The rest are class A misdemeanors.

Steven Garrett Thayer, 27, was taken into custody just after 2 p.m.

Thayer was honored for five years of service in July of 2012.