(WREG-TV) A retired Shelby County Sheriff's Office employee was arrested for crimes allegedly committed while with the department.
Dennis Clarke was charged with aggravated assault, misuse of official information, and two counts of official misconduct.
An indictment says Clarke used a weapon to threaten his victim, assaulted her, and then used his position with the sheriff's office to get personal information on her and others.
He retired after the alleged crimes.
He had been with the department 28 years.