The State Bureau of Investigation confirms there is an investigation into an Onslow County detention officer.
SBI spokeswoman Noelle Talley tells WITN News that their agents are looking into allegations of cell phone misuse by a county jailer. Originally the SBI said the probe involved deputies.
Talley says the investigation was requested by Sheriff Ed Brown and District Attorney Ernie Lee.
Talley says investigation is looking into whether a detention officer misused their cell phone. She said Sheriff Brown is not the subject of the investigation.