El Paso County sheriff's deputy arrested on drug charges

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - An El Paso County sheriff's deputy has been arrested on felony drug charges. 

Steven D'Agostino, 35, was arrested Tuesday. He is charged with introducing contraband and unlawful possession of a schedule two with intent to distribute, which are both felonies, and official misconduct, which is a misdemeanor.

The sheriff's office said D'Agostino was assigned to floor security at the El Paso County jail. He has been employed with the sheriff's office since March 2013. 

The sheriff's office said D'Agostino has been placed on administrative leave without pay, pending termination. 

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