Officer Arrested

WYFF4.com  is reporting A Clinton Department of Public
Safety officer is accused of taking more than 100 hydrocodone tablets from the
inmate medication storage area, according to a South Carolina Law Enforcement
Division news release.

Clarence Donald Lewis III, of Greenwood, is charged with misconduct in office and theft of a controlled
substance.

He is being held at the Cherokee County Detention Center.

SLED said Lewis took the tablets from the inmate medication storage area at the Clinton Public Safety
Department in Laurens County while he was on duty as a public safety
officer.The arrest is a result of an investigation conducted by SLED at the
request of the Clinton Department of Public Safety.