Part-Time Cop Accused Of Assaulting Handcuffed Suspect

paul thiel assault mug

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.


Talkback 16 Online Discussion:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 29,061 other followers