The Office of the Attorney General is aware of the incident and arrest that occurred yesterday involving Assistant Attorney General David Highsmith.

The OAG holds its employees to a high standard of conduct while they are acting on behalf of the office.

We have a responsibility as an employer, and will conduct an administrative review of the incident.  We are also aware of our responsibility to ensure all criminal complaints are handled appropriately.  Any criminal complaint related to this incident will be referred to an independent attorney.