TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland contend an officer who punched a 19-year-old as he was being arrested outward a bar is being changed to executive duties.
Baltimore County Chief Jim Johnson pronounced in a matter Tuesday that a proxy send from unit duties is best for everyone, including a officer, given a examination of a occurrence Saturday and a debate surrounding it.
Bystander video posted on YouTube shows 3 officers struggling with 19-year-old Zachary Blumenstein of Chevy Chase. One punches him. Police announced Sunday that a occurrence would be reviewed. Police pronounced Blumenstein resisted after an officer saw him pull a male into a highway and told him he was underneath arrest.
Blumenstein was charged with facing arrest, unfinished control and other offenses. Attorney Robert Hetherington declined to criticism on a arrest.