BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Navassa Police officer who claimed he was shot at while on duty last month landed behind bars this afternoon.
Brunswick County Jail records show Cpl. Thomas Moshe Cutler was booked in at 4:58 p.m. and released at 5:56 p.m. WWAY has learned Cutler is charged with filing a false police report and obstructing justice. Both charges are misdemeanors.
Multiple sources tell WWAY agents with the State Bureau of Investigation arrested Cutler. A SBI spokeswoman could not immediately be reached for comment this evening.
The SBI has been investigating the incident. It is not clear whether Cutler’s arrest is connected to the shooting.
When reached this evening a Navassa Police spokesman said he did not have information about Cutler’s arrest.
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