Alleghany County bailiff arrested for distribution of a controlled substance

On April 6, 2022, we were notified by the Virginia State Police that Benjamin Fitzgerald, a court bailiff that worked for Alleghany County/City of Covington Sheriff’s Office had been arrested for Distribution of a Schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance. Benjamin Fitzgerald, who was immediately terminated, had been a full-time bailiff less than a year and had graduated the Basic Jail/Court Security academy in November 2021. At this time, he is being held without bond at the Botetourt County Regional Jail.

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