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Lincoln County deputy accused of assaulting wife

Timothy Alan Moorehead Timothy Alan Moorehead
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A deputy with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department is accused of assaulting his wife.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says they began investigating 34-year-old Timothy Alan Moorehead on Tuesday.

Officials say Moorehead and his wife were involved in a physical fight at their home in Petersburg on May 16. According to the TBI, his wife had visible injuries.

Moorehead was arrested on Tuesday night and charged with domestic assault.

He posted $1,500 bond on Wednesday morning and was released.

Moorehead's employment with the department has been terminated.

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