Former Bath deputy appeals convictions

Hot Springs, Va. –
Former Bath County Deputy Jeremy Cutlip, who was convicted of reckless handling of a firearm and brandishing a firearm, has filed appeals. A hearing is set for February first in Bath County Circuit Court.

Cutlip, of Mountain Grove, was found guilty on November 21in General District Court of three counts of brandishing a firearm and one count of reckless handling of a firearm. All are misdemeanors.

The charges stemmed from a domestic dispute at his home in July.

Cutlip was with the Bath Sheriff’s Office for about fifteen years. The case was investigated by the Virginia State Police. After the incident Cutlip was placed on administrative leave. He resigned his position on November 21, the day he was convicted.

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