Sheriff Francis fires two officers

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The Rutherford County Sheriff dismissed two officers recently. According to a Denny’s employee who wished to remain anonymous a deputy in the premises pulled a gun when a plate was dropped in the restaurant.

No incident report was filed at the sheriff’s department.

The response to our request on the firings from the sheriff’s department was that the information on the firings was confidential and no comment would be made.

No further details were made available.