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Former Charlottesville Police Officer Arrested

August 5, 2008

Waynesboro Police recently arrested a retired Charlottesville Police Officer who was wanted in South Carolina for multiple felonies.

60-year old Harry Edsel Shaffer is wanted in South Carolina on three felony charges for sexually assaulting a minor.

Shaffer is a Waynesboro resident, but worked for the Charlottesville Police Department from 1989 to 2007. Shaffer is now retired.

Shaffer is being charged in Waynesboro as a fugitive from South Carolina and is being held without bond.


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