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Former sheriff faces sexual battery charges

Published On: Feb 22 2013 10:47:02 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 22 2013 04:45:43 PM CST
John Henson
CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. -

A former local sheriff is facing charges of sexual battery.

Carter County authorities say former sheriff John Henson was indicted by a grand jury earlier this month for sexual battery. We're told Henson turned himself into the Carter county jail last night.

He was released on a $3,000 bond.  His court date has not been set.