REPORTS: Fayetteville police officer arrested on burglary and battery charges

Terry Davis (photo: Washington Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Update: Wednesday, Jan. 11
Fayetteville Police Sgt. Craig Stout tells us that Cpl. Davis resigned from his position on Tuesday.

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Fayetteville police Cpl. Terry Davis, 46, was arrested Tuesday in connection with felony first-degree battery and aggravated assault, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s website.

Deputies reportedly responded to 10177 N. Whitehouse Rd. early Tuesday morning where a man told police that Cpl. Davis had entered his home and threatened to kill him.

Multiple reports identify the alleged victim as the boyfriend of Davis’ ex-wife.

Reports also indicate that Davis has been placed on paid administrative leave while the matter is investigated.