Police investigating Wellton officer for excessive use of force

Wellton

Police investigating Wellton officer for excessive use of force

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WELLTON, Ariz. (13 On Your Side) – A Wellton police officer is on paid administrative leave and under investigation for excessive use of force.

According to police, a 22-year-old who was arrested for disorderly conduct on July 6th by Officer Juan Saenz reported that the officer assaulted him while he was being arrested.

The Yuma Police Department is assisting Wellton police in the incident.

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