A former Jones County deputy was arrested Thursday evening for False Statements and Violation of Oath of Office.
According to a news release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, on May 14, Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Stephen Bradley asked the GBI to investigate allegations of 48-year-old Michael Dee Thompson's inappropriate supervision of a confidential informant.
Thompson was arrested and booked into the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office without incident and is currently being held at the Wilkinson County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center.
This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Georgia Bureau of Investigation at 478-445-4173.