Scott Pillow, a former state trooper and until this week a lieutenant in the Greene County sheriff’s office, apparently faces a federal charge in Little Rock and has been fired as a deputy, KAIT reports.

The report says Pillow will face an indictment on a public corruption charge. KAIT says the charge relates to theft of public funds. He was demoted and left the State Police over complaints about his work on-duty, including excessive force complaints. The TV station says he’s been released from custody on a variety of conditions.

The specifics of the charge have not yet been released by the U.S. attorney’s office.

UPDATE: The Democrat-Gazette obtained an arrest affidavit that indicates the FBI suspected he was dirty and targeted him in a  sting operation in which Pillow took a portion of money (about $30,000) he’d been told was associated with a drug deal in Tennessee. He was under surveillance and agents later searched his home.

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Thursday afternoon, the U.S. attorney announced the indictment following Pillow’s arraignment. He was charged with theft of federal property.