FBI investigating incident involving Marion police officers - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

FBI investigating incident involving Marion police officers

MARION, IL (KFVS) -

The FBI is investigating an incident involving two Marion Police officers in connection to the way they treated someone who was arrested.

One officer resigned his position because of the incident. A second officer is currently on paid Administrative leave while waiting on a hearing before the City's Police and Fire Merit Board.

According to Marion Police Department, two officers arrested the suspect on misdemeanor and felony charges on Sunday, February 10, 2013.

According to a press release from the department, after being brought to the station for processing, the two officers were seen on video handling the person who was arrested in a manner that was reportedly against the law and departmental policy.

The incident was immediately brought to the attention of the Williamson County state's attorney who advised that the Illinois State Police do an outside investigation.

The ISP was contacted and they quickly began an initial investigation into the matter. Shortly thereafter, a command decision was made to turn the investigation over to the FBI. They formally took over the investigation on February 15.

That investigation is currently ongoing.

Copyright 2013 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Monster snake captured beneath New Orleans East home

    Monster snake captured beneath New Orleans East home

    A wildlife removal expert captured a monster rattle snake beneath a home near Six Flags. 

    A wildlife removal expert captured a monster rattle snake beneath a home near Six Flags. 

  • The band is breaking up at Chuck E. Cheese

    The band is breaking up at Chuck E. Cheese

    Friday, August 18 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-08-18 21:22:05 GMT
    Friday, August 18 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-08-18 21:30:50 GMT
    Chuck E. Cheese's debuts its fresh new look in San Antonio, where they're phasing out animatronic music. (Source: Darren Abate/AP Images for Chuck E. Cheese's)Chuck E. Cheese's debuts its fresh new look in San Antonio, where they're phasing out animatronic music. (Source: Darren Abate/AP Images for Chuck E. Cheese's)

    RIP childhood.

    RIP childhood.

  • Breaking

    UPDATE: 20,000 marijuana plants recovered, street value tops $20 million

    UPDATE: 20,000 marijuana plants recovered, street value tops $20 million

    Friday, August 18 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-08-18 20:20:42 GMT
    The number of marijuana plants discovered by Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics in rural Jeff Davis continues to rise with the street value now topping $20 million. On Friday, another 5,000 plants were discovered bringing the total haul to more than 20,000 according to Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy. “At maturity and depending upon other factors, a marijuana plant can yield about a pound of processed marijuana that could sell for $1,000 to $1,500 on the ...
    The number of marijuana plants discovered by Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics in rural Jeff Davis continues to rise with the street value now topping $20 million. On Friday, another 5,000 plants were discovered bringing the total haul to more than 20,000 according to Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy. “At maturity and depending upon other factors, a marijuana plant can yield about a pound of processed marijuana that could sell for $1,000 to $1,500 on the ...
Powered by Frankly