Three former Aiken County Detention Deputies arrested, fired for use of excessive force

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AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Three former Aiken County Deputies are under arrest, charged with misconduct in office.

SLED is charging Rodney Robinson Jr, Hilario Fuentes-Rosario and Thomas Caffrey Jr. with using excessive force against an inmate that investigators say was being passive and following commands.

The incident happened on August 10th 2020.

After an internal investigation, the three were fired.

They were arrested Friday morning.

Robinson Jr was hired as a Detention Officer on Jun 24, 2011. Caffrey Jr was hired as a Detention Officer on May 20, 2016. Fuentes-Rosario was hired as a Detention Officer on November 30, 2018.

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