Nelson County, Virginia
Verbatim release from CA Office of Nelson:
On Tuesday afternoon, August 31, 2021, Nelson County Commonwealth’s Attorney Daniel Rutherford announced that his Office has requested the Virginia State Police’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation Division to review an incident that occurred on August 26, 2021, between the Sheriff of Nelson County and a student at the Nelson County High School. This request requires approval by the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
It is important to remember that neither the Nelson County Commonwealth’s Attorney, nor any other law enforcement agency, may comment on the incident at this time.
I understand that the community is concerned by the reports of this incident, many of which are circulating on Social Media. I urge the community to exercise patience while the Bureau of Criminal Investigation awaits approval from the Office of the Attorney General.