FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- TheFrederick County Sheriff's Office suspended an officer on December 15.

Dfc. Kevin White, a 13-year veteran of the office had been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of 'Second-Degree Assault'. White will be placed in an administrative position until the case is adjudicated in court and his police powers have been suspended, officials said.

An internal investigation will also be carried out to look into this matter.