A Pamlico County deputy is suspended from duty and facing charges of assault.
Pamlico County Sheriff Billy Sawyer says that 13-year veteran Dwayne Cobb was arrested and charged after an SBI investigation into a complaint filed by Cobb's girlfriend, 30-year-old Pauline Armstrong.
Court calendars show Cobb is facing a charge of misdemeanor assault on a female.
Pauline Armstrong is also facing criminal charges. Armstrong was arrested and charged with assault for pointing a gun at the 38 year-old Cobb. Sheriff Sawyer says that handgun was Deputy Cobb's service pistol.
Cobb has been suspended pending the outcome of his trial which is set for November 13th.
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