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Rockbridge County Fire EMS Director arrested

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UPDATE: Rockbridge County's administrator says Brandon Mitchell is on administrative leave, pending an investigation.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Rockbridge County's Fire and EMS director was arrested on felony fraud charges following a Department of Motor Vehicles investigation.

According to court documents, Brandon Mitchell was arrested Monday, March 14, and was charged with obtaining money under false pretense and larceny.

The charges alleged Mitchell tried to sell a 2016 Porsche SUV without the consent of the Bank of Botetourt, which holds a lien on the vehicle.

He is expected to be in court on Friday, March 18.