Sheriff's lieutenant resigns

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She faces harassing phone call charge

Lieutenant Rhonda Steplight-Jones submitted her official resignation letter to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, Dec. 28. The resignation follows an internal investigation regarding criminal charges against Lt. Jones for harassing phone calls.
On Oct. 10, Lt. Jones informed her supervisor she was the subject of an Orange County Sheriff’s Office investigation . On Dec. 26, Jail Investigator Meyer Carter was informed by the Orange County State Attorney’s Office that Lt. Jones would receive a summons to appear in court for arraignment.
In light of that development, Lt. Jones turned in her resignation letter.