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September 10, 2012

Sheriff’s bailiff arrested

Charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place

CORBIN — Charlotte Underwood / Staff writer

A Whitley County Sheriff’s Department bailiff was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with public intoxication, according to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell.

Bailiff Harvey J. Alder, 43, of Williamsburg, was arrested around 3:30 a.m. Thursday by Sheriff’s Lt. Dennis Foley.

Alder and two other men, Jamie Prewitt, 32, and Nathan Waters, 30, both of Williamsburg, were charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place and transported to the Whitley County Detention Center.

All three were released on bond shortly after 7 a.m., according to Jail Tracker.

Sheriff Colan Harrell said that Alder is currently on a voluntary leave of absence while his office investigates the matter.

“As far as administration-wise, he is off on his own time right now and I will deal with the situation very shortly,” Harrell said, adding that he had not had the opportunity to talk to either Alder or Foley.

“I want to speak to both before taking any kind of action,” Harrell said, adding that “these kind of actions will not be condoned by this department.”

Harrell said he believed Foley was on routine patrol when he came across Alder and the two other men walking along a roadway.

“There wasn’t any kind of call on them. He just happened upon them,” Harrell added.

Alder has worked for the department for about a year-and-a-half as a court bailiff, primarily working courthouse security at the Justice Center. Previous to this arrest, Alder has not been involved in any kind of disciplinary issues, according to Harrell.

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