12/13/2011

WV cop says he was fired for being gay

Sheriff Joseph N. Carpenter said the resignation came on the heels of battery allegations

By Travis Crum
Charleston Gazette

MARION COUNTY, W.V. — A former Marion County Sheriff's deputy alleges he was forced to resign earlier this year after the sheriff discovered he is gay.

However, Sheriff Joseph N. Carpenter said he has no problem with the former officer's sexuality and the resignation came on the heels of battery allegations against the officer.

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