Part-Time Cop Accused Of Assaulting Handcuffed Suspect
CARBONDALE — A part-time Carbondale police officer is accused of assaulting a man who was in handcuffs.
Authorities say Officer Paul Thiel hit a man several times with his baton, and choked him while in custody.
It happened last month at the Carbondale police station.
The incident was caught on a camera in a holding cell.
Police tell us the video shows the victim was not a threat.