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ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. – Captain Julian Evans of the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office is on leave while Virginia State Police (VSP) has a criminal investigation open against him.

Isle of Wight Sherrif’s Office Operations Commander Captain Julian Evans.

The extent of the investigation and what is being investigated is not known, but both Virginia State Police and the Isle of White County Sheriff’s Office both confirmed the investigation.

According to the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office website, Evans is the Operations Commander for its department.

No further information has been released at this time.

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