A former Brunswick County detention officer has been charged with assault on a female.
Shallotte Police charged Gregory Robert Smith, 26, of 628 Village Road, Shallotte, with assault on a female Nov. 19.
Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Charlie Miller said Smith was employed as a detention officer from March 11, 2008, until he resigned Nov. 20.
Smith was making an annual salary of $28,789, Miller said.
Smith’s district court appearance is scheduled for Dec. 18.