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Posted at 3:01 PM ET, 09/ 7/2010

Pr. Geo's officer charged with assault

By Washington Post editors

An off-duty Prince George's County police officer was arrested over the weekend after allegedly threatening a tow truck driver with a gun, Fox 5 reports.

Nathaniel Daniels III, 34, was charged with first and second degree assault.

Police said they responded to a report of a fight about 1 a.m. at Bill's Lounge in Odenton. When they arrived they were told a man armed with a handgun was threatening a tow truck driver.

Police said they located Daniels, who notified them that he was an off-duty Prince George's County police officer.

Daniels was disarmed, placed into handcuffs and arrested.

By Washington Post editors  | September 7, 2010; 3:01 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland  
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Why was a tow truck there? Why did the officer produce a weapon? Those details would be helpful.
As the article reads currently, it sounds like the officer randomly pulled his weapon on an innocent and unsuspecting tow truck driver.

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | September 7, 2010 4:32 PM | Report abuse


Posted by: ceebee2 | September 8, 2010 11:01 AM | Report abuse

It has something to do with the officer's vehicle in the process of being towed away (MAYBE)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: pink1 | September 8, 2010 12:11 PM | Report abuse

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