Martinsville Sheriff's Deputy Involved With DWI Demoted

Martinsville, VA -- A Martinsville deputy has pleaded guilty to a DWI charge and is now being demoted.

Chief Deputy Laura Hopkins was charged back in November in North Carolina. Sheriff Steve Draper says she will be allowed to stay in the department, but not as Major.

Draper says Hopkins was sentenced to 24 hours of community service, charged 100 dollars, and lost her privilege to drive in North Carolina for a year.