Wednesday, December 22, 2010
[GA] Braselton Police Officer Rutledge charged with domestic battery and cruelty to children
Earlier this month:
BRASELTON POLICE OFFICER FROM FLOWERY BRANCH ARRESTED: Man charged with battery, cruelty to children
From staff reports
December 13, 2010 4:21 p.m.
A Flowery Branch man and Braselton police officer was charged Sunday with battery and third degree cruelty to children, according to the Hall County Sheriff’s Office... "A preliminary investigation by a domestic violence officer found that Raymond Rutledge, 36, had pushed an adult and child down onto a bed," [spokesman for the sheriff’s office Col. Jeff Strickland] said. "He’s employed by Braselton police and was off duty during that time." Rutledge was released from Hall County Jail Monday afternoon on $5,000 bond. "We have put him on administrative leave until we get through with the internal investigation," said Braselton Police Chief Terry Escho... [Full article here]
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