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Fulton (WSYR-TV) - A Fulton Police Sergeant has been accused of beating a person who was in custody and then writing a fake report to account for the incident. Fulton Police charged Sgt. Joseph Arigo with: Third-degree assault, a class A misdemeanor Falsifying business records, a class A misdemeanor Making a punishable false written statement, a class A misdemeanor Police began investigating Arigo on July 1 when a person complained that a Fulton Police officer had assaulted him. They say Arigo struck the man in the head and face several times until he suffered bruises and swelling at the Fulton Police Department. Police say the man also had a one-inch cut above his eye that needed seven stitches. They also believe Arigo wrote a fake report about the incident. Arigo was arraigned in Fulton City Court and released on his own recognizance. An 18-year veteran of the force, Arigo has been suspended by the Fulton Police Department.
Falsifying business records???? Since when is the police department a business??
Third-degree assault, a class A misdemeanor Falsifying business records, a class A misdemeanor Making a punishable false written statement, a class A misdemeanor