A former Franklin County deputy was formally charged Saturday morning.
Abbas Sherif was charged with improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle after allegedly firing several shots into the air in front of his ex-girlfriend’s home Thursday night.
Police said that when Sherif drove away, he struck a parked car. He was arrested along Reeb Avenue.
Sherif resigned from his position at the Franklin County Jail before the incident. He was ordered held on $500,000 bond.
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