Bryar Netherland asleep inside of a bar in November 2017 / submitted photograph

A former Beaver County sheriff’s deputy faces multiple misdemeanor charges for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend last week.

Bryar Netherland’s arrest comes as he awaits trial on August 2017 felony charges alleging he broke into an ex-girlfriend’s home late at night.

This week, South Beaver Township police charged Netherland, 24, of Industry with harassment, simple assault and unlawful restraint stemming from a June 15 incident. Police filed the charges by mail, and it is unclear whether a warrant will be issued for his arrest.

Police said a woman who had been dating Netherland since May was spending the night at his house. The couple began arguing the following morning.

BeaverCountian.com does not identify alleged victims of domestic violence by name.

According to the criminal complaint, Netherland’s girlfriend said he removed her car key from her keychain and said, “Try leaving without this.”

The woman said she tried gathering her belongings, which he had kicked across the room. That is when Netherland became violent, police wrote, shoving her across the bedroom and placing her in a headlock from behind.

Police wrote Netherland then picked her up, threw her on the bed and pinned her down. “(The woman) stated Netherland flipped her over again onto her belly, placed her in a headlock again, picked her up, throwing her onto the bed another four or five times.”

The woman said she finally managed to break free but found the door was locked. Netherland grabbed her and threw her to the floor again.

“Netherland took her phone and texted a co-worker of hers that he was familiar with saying that she was stuck in traffic and would be late to work,” police wrote. The woman later managed to get her phone and texted the co-worker back with her location and actual condition.

“After additional arguing, (the woman) stated Netherland ultimately gave her (the) car key,” police wrote. “(She) stated she got inside her car, locked the door and began driving away when Netherland jumped on the rear trunk area bouncing up and down. (She) stated she continued driving and Netherland eventually fell off.”

Police said the woman had injuries including facial swelling and bruising, neck scratches, and leg bruising and a bump.

The woman told police she bit Netherland’s forearm at one point during the struggle.

The woman was issued an emergency protection from abuse order against Netherland as a result of the incident, but police have been unable to make contact with him.

The woman provided police with a written statement and copies of text messages to corroborate her account of events.

Netherland is out on bond awaiting trial on state police charges of criminal trespass and loitering/prowling from the August incident. Court records show his attorney has received repeated trial continuances, and has requested a nonjury trial with a Beaver County common pleas judge determining his guilt.

Last September during a preliminary hearing, a district judge dismissed Netherland’s most serious charge of felony burglary.

Netherland was forced to resign as a deputy in 2015 after being unable to graduate from the training program, which he was paid to attend. Former county Sheriff George David hired him in 2014, and used a state provision that allowed him to work as an armed deputy in the courthouse for a year without certification.

Netherland is the nephew of Beaver County President Judge Rick Mancini, and the son of Mancini’s courtroom tipstaff Kelly Wolf, who is Mancini’s sister-in-law. Netherland’s brother, Cebran, is the first deputy treasurer under county Treasurer Connie Javens and has announced he is running for her position next year.

Court records show no requests by prosecutors or orders from the court recusing local judges from the case because of Netherland’s relationships with the public officials.

Defense attorney Stephen Colafella is representing Bryar Netherland in the case from August, but told BeaverCountian.com he has not spoken with his client about the new criminal charges.

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John Paul
John Paul is the founder of the Beaver Countian. He reports full-time for the site, specializing in investigative journalism with an emphasis on public corruption.

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DragonFly
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DragonFly

Ah yes, the nepotism runs high in this injustice system. No judge will ever recuse him/herself because that is an admission of wrong-doing, and we know the robed icons of power and abuse are never wrong. Hope the people of the country read this and put a stop to the election of some judges, treasurers, and the like. Massive need for honest people to be in the county government but hope springs eternal, and reality bites.

wind
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wind

All the best people slither in with nepotism. This kid is a disgrace! Nothing will happen to him in that corrupt courthouse, all charges will be reduced or dropped. It would be a shame if he never has consequences because his behavior will not change, only escalate.

kas-swfla
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kas-swfla

sorry but this not news, and to mention relatives goes beyond reporting in my humble opinion, for this particular situation.

Sky
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Sky

You must be family – look, WE ARE TIRED OF IT.

John Paul, keep on keepin’ on.

Disgruntled
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Disgruntled

@kas-swfla, this is honestly one of the dumbest comments made by a reader I’ve ever seen on this site, and there have been some strong entrants. The relatives, the favors, the finding of jobs for him, covering for him, keeping him from facing trial…on and on and on. That IS the story. This punk should have been well on his way to prison, rehab, probation…something. Instead, he’s beating up girls. His relatives are to blame. They should be called out and made accountable. You can’t even say that the county is crooked anymore…it’s completely fucking sideways.

DoTell
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DoTell

How can’t you see how this is a problem!? His relatives are the problem! He would never have charges reduced or been able to put on a uniform without them, so I think they play a huge roll in this issue and problem in the county!! You know how many decent cops and sheriffs have not had the chance to fill those positions, that could have possibly changed the way this county is ran!

ByeFelicia
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ByeFelicia

Not so humble as you may think. It is news. It is relevant. This is the slimy muck that has been living in the courthouse for years. I know. I was once part of it. Do people really think they get a fair chance at getting a job there? Do people really think that there is no favoritism in court and that “Lady Justice” Beaver County edition is blind? Wake Up!

CHEAP SEATS
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CHEAP SEATS

kas-swfla
You MUST HAVE THOUGHT THIS WAS NEWS …. YOU READ IT!!

GO BACK AND PUT YOUR KNEE PADS ON….

ricimer
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ricimer

Not news they gave this violent mentally disturbed individual a badge and a gun he could shoot this girl and judge M would make him say I\m sorry I wont do it again. This is exactly what Beaver county has to protect and serve the citizenry. This guy is what law enforcement has come to in BC. How can a whole county tolerate this . Stand up find a way u want to live like slaves I take that back SLAVES FOUGHT BACK…….

Sky
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Sky

QUIT WITH THE FAMILY HOOK UPS AND HIRE PEOPLE WHO ARE QUALIFIED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ALL YOU’RE DOING IS BREEDING VIOLENCE BECAUSE THEY ALL THINK THEYRE ABOVE THE LAW!!!!!! THIS IS HOW PEOPLE GET KILLED! THERE IS NO FEAR OF CONSEQUENCE!

Five-O
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Five-O

Whoever this girl is, I strongly recommend that you get a firearm and a carry permit to protect yourself because I can GUARANTEE you that protection from abuse order is USELESS, except for toilet paper. And the police are reactive, not proactive. And I can GUARANTEE you NOTHING will come out of any of these charges. NOTHING! Considering who this animal is related to in the Beaver County Shit House.

sezme
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sezme

considering all the ” connections” to those in the court house, i doubt that she would be issued a gun permit. they will probably deny it on the basis of mental incompetence or some other horseshit. my advice–buy a gun anyways.