Dalton was taken to the Madison County jail and later released on a $8,350 bond. He was fired from the Madison sheriff’s office upon his arrest.
Dalton had been employed by the sheriff’s office since July 31 of last year and had previously worked for the agency from 2016 until 2018, according to Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training records. He had also worked as a deputy sheriff and jailer with the Hart County Sheriff’s Office.
The Madison County sheriff’s office said there is no evidence that Dalton violated Georgia law while on duty.
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