He was an Albuquerque Police officer, but now he’s behind bars, accused of beating up his girlfriend. Newly released police video shows the moment the former officer found himself in handcuffs.
Jeffrey Wharton resigned shortly after he was arrested last month. Rio Rancho Police video shows officers arresting the 31-year-old while he was still on duty.
“Right now, we do have a warrant for your arrest. It’s for aggravated battery against a household member, two counts of that. Kidnapping and interference with communication,” said a Rio Rancho detective. More
Video of Wharton being arrested, disarmed, unbelted and finally having his uniform cut from his body. Here