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Rockbridge County's Fire & EMS Director also faces charges in Oregon

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ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY (WSLS10) - Rockbridge County's Director of Fire and EMS is facing fraud charges in Southwest Virginia and now in Oregon.

According to Clerk of Court in Jackson County, Oregon, Brandon Mitchell is facing a number of fraud charges there as well based on accusations he altered invoices.

The clerk says Mitchell pleaded not guilty.

He has a hearing April 18th.

Mitchell is charged with obtaining money under false pretenses and the fraudulent conversion or removal of property in Rockbridge County.

He's been put on administrative leave.