ABC agents back on duty following Martese Johnson investigation

ABC agents back on duty following Martese Johnson investigation

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (WWBT) - The Virginia ABC agents involved in the controversial arrest of a UVA student are back on active duty following an investigation launched by Governor Terry McAuliffe.

Martese Johnson was arrested on March 18. The 20-year-old's case was continued for two months while State Police investigated whether the ABC agents did anything wrong on the night of St. Patrick's Day. Governor McAuliffe ordered extra training for all ABC agents after photos of the bloodied student went viral on social media.

The ABC says after reviewing the results of the investigation, "the agents did not violate agency policy."

Virginia ABC says they are moving forward with directives from the Governor's Executive Order 40. They have completed the mandated training and will be organizing

A judge agreed to set aside the criminal charges against Johnson.

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