FIRST ON 3: Fair Bluff police chief arrested


COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Fair Bluff’s police chief has been arrested. Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten says the arrest of Marty Lewis came after an SBI investigation. A spokeswoman for the SBI could not immediately be reached.

Neither Batten nor District Attorney Jon David would give specifics of the crime or crimes Lewis is accused of. David said he and the sheriff were in Fair Bluff meeting with the town’s mayor.

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David said he will hold a news conference tomorrow afternoon to offer up more information.

WWAY will bring you more details on this developing story as they become available.