Chambers County Deputy Sheriff arrested, charged with possession of controlled substance

Published: Jan. 12, 2023 at 2:57 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 12, 2023 at 2:59 PM EST
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CHAMBERS COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - A Chambers County deputy sheriff is arrested for possession of a controlled substance while on duty.

The sheriff’s office says Drug Task Force members are amongst the arresting officers. At the time of his arrest, McManus was on duty in a marked patrol unit. The arrest occurred in a business parking lot in the 3700 block of 20th Avenue in Valley.

McManus was transported to the Chambers County Detention Facility and booked. He was later released on a $10,000 bond. After the arrest, the former deputy sheriff submitted his resignation from his position.

Chambers County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation is still ongoing.