POSTED: Friday, January 15, 2010 - 6:32pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 3:23am
TYLER - An in depth look inside the Texas Ranger's affidavit report on why former Smith County deputy Terry Lindsey was fired and placed under arrest.
Terry Lindsey faces federal charges.
An investigation is being conducted by the Texas Rangers and the FBI in this case.
Lindsey is accused of acting under color of the law while placing Joshua Barnes under arrest on December 27, 2009 at Lindsey's house party after Barnes allegedly stabbed James Brandon Lee to death.
According to the Attorney General's Office charges of this nature could result in an up to ten years in prison sentence and a $250,000 fine.
Lindsey is accused of Aggrivated Assault with a deadly weapon.
Jessica Wilson / KETKnbc.com