Bedford County School Board member arrested for assault

Matthew Holbrook mugshot
Matthew Holbrook mugshot(Blue Ridge Regional Jail)
Published: Feb. 7, 2023 at 2:54 PM EST
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BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A member of the Bedford County School Board was arrested Monday and charged with simple assault and assault and battery.

Matthew Holbrook, 40, represents District 2 on the board.

Holbrook was released on $3500 unsecured bond the same day he was arrested. No information has been released regarding the nature of the accusation.

A similar charge in 2019 against Holbrook was dismissed.

WDBJ7 has contacted the school superintendent’s office for a statement about Holbrook’s status and was told, “Bedford County School Board or BCPS in general will not be commenting on this situation at this time.”