Wed Aug 10, 2022

Red Hill man assaults former sheriff

Matthew Allen Burney was arrested Saturday after allegedly trying to run over former sheriff Chris Batten.


A Red Hill Road man was jailed Saturday after allegedly attempting to run down a former sheriff with an automobile.

Reports show that former sheriff Chris Batten was uninjured in the early morning attack.

Matthew Allen Burney, 42, of 8287 Red Hill Rd., Whiteville, was charged with assault with a deadly

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