SC 911 Dispatcher Charged With Not Sending Help - WSPA.com

SC 911 Dispatcher Charged With Not Sending Help

Posted: Updated:
Sheriff's Maj. James Brady says 27-year-old Dezerea Shelton of Hanahan is charged with obstruction of justice and misconduct in office. Sheriff's Maj. James Brady says 27-year-old Dezerea Shelton of Hanahan is charged with obstruction of justice and misconduct in office.
CHARLESTON, S.C. -

A Charleston County 911 call center employee has been charged with misconduct after being accused of never responding to emergency calls.

Sheriff's Maj. James Brady says 27-year-old Dezerea Shelton of Hanahan is charged with obstruction of justice and misconduct in office. She was awaiting a bond hearing. It was not immediately clear if she had an attorney.

Brady says the department began investigating after complaints Shelton had not properly handled emergency calls. The investigation found that 45 calls Shelton fielded between January and August were either not logged, the information was deleted or not passed on for dispatching.

Brady said one call was for medical help, the others were for law enforcement assistance. Brady says no other workers were involved.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • Train Derailment Causes Ethanol Cars To Flip Over In Spartanburg

    Train Derailment Causes Ethanol Cars To Flip Over In Spartanburg

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:23:11 GMT
    Police, Fire, and Hazmat Officials in Spartanburg are at the scene of a train derailment involving cars carrying ethanol that happened near Daniel Morgan Avenue early on July 25th.
    Police, Fire, and Hazmat Officials in Spartanburg are at the scene of a train derailment involving cars carrying ethanol that happened near Daniel Morgan Avenue early on July 25th.
  • Tips For Making A Five Star Resume

    Tips For Making A Five Star Resume

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:11 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:11:41 GMT
    Forbes and ZipRecruiter recently studied over 3 million resumes, and have come up with tips on how to make sure your application is seen more often by potential employers.
    Forbes and ZipRecruiter recently studied over 3 million resumes, and have come up with tips on how to make sure your application is seen more often by potential employers.
  • New Lifesaving Tool Now in AnMed Health Helicopter

    New Lifesaving Tool Now in AnMed Health Helicopter

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:40:44 GMT
    AnMed Health's LifeFlight now carries a new cooler with lifesaving blood and plasma on every call.AnMed Health's LifeFlight now carries a new cooler with lifesaving blood and plasma on every call.
    From the battlefield to the Upstate, new lifesaving technology is going airborne. AnMed Health's LifeFlight is changing the game by bringing a new cooler with blood and plasma on every call.
    From the battlefield to the Upstate, new lifesaving technology is going airborne. AnMed Health's LifeFlight is changing the game by bringing a new cooler with blood and plasma on every call.
Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.