COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Whiteville Police Sergeant recently found not guilty of assault and failure to discharge duties will return to work next week.
Sgt. Aaron Herring will be back on the job Monday with his sergeant’s rank.
He had been on administrative leave leading up to his trial.
Herring had been accused of assaulting a man who was handcuffed in the back seat of a police car in 2015.