GATES COUNTY, N.C. (WVEC) -- After an internal investigation of the Gates County Sheriff’s Office a sergeant was arrested.

On Wednesday, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation agents arrested 33-year-old Gates County Sergeant Brandon Scott Hawks. He was charged with two counts of Embezzlement of Property by Public Officer and one count of Larceny of a Firearm.

Hawk was released after posting a $35,000 secured bond.

The FBI is assisting the SBI's ongoing investigation.

No further information has been released.