A Washington County sheriff's deputy accused of shoplifting an expensive pair of sunglasses has been fired from the department following a merit board hearing, authorities said Wednesday.

Deputy Bruce Raftery, 42, LaVerkin, has 10 days to appeal his dismissal, said Sheriff Glenwood Humphries.The six-year veteran officer is charged with theft of a $210 pair of sunglasses June 24 from a Hurricane eye clinic. He had been suspended with pay Aug. 31 and faces a Nov. 15 5th Circuit Court trial.