ALEA Issues Press Release on the Incident in Troy that Hospitalized a 17 Year Old Boy
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Dec 28 2017 3:52 PM
*** For clarification: This event occurred at approximately 11:52 p.m. Saturday, December 23, 2017. SBI’s assistance was requested Sunday, December 24, 2017, and Agents responded immediately.
On Sunday, December 23, 2017, Troy (Alabama) Police Officers arrested a 17-year-old juvenile in the area of Madison Street at approximately 11:52 PM. During the arrest, the juvenile was injured, and was transported directly to Troy Regional Medical Center. The Juvenile was later transported to University of Alabama Medical Center in Birmingham, and subsequently released.
City of Troy Police Chief Randall Barr requested the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) conduct an independent investigation into the use of force by his officers. Chief Barr’s request was approved and Agents from SBI immediately responded to Troy, conducting interviews and collecting evidence.
In order to protect the juvenile involved and the integrity of the investigation, no additional information will be released by SBI at this time. The completed investigation will be turned over to Pike County District Attorney.