Abuse of Authority

Trigger Happy Cop Arrested For Faking Burglary (VIDEO)

 

McDonough, GA – Clayton County police officer Christopher Russo, who claimed he had been ambushed and stabbed, was arrested after investigators determined that his story was a lie.

The officer claimed that he had walked in on a burglary and gave a detailed report about being pepper sprayed, beaten, and cut with a knife by two suspects who, according to Russo, sounded like black males.  Eventually, however, he admitted that he had made up the story.

He was charged with falsely reporting a crime and making false statements.

Officer Russo was involved in multiple on-the-job shootings last year and is currently on unpaid administrative leave.




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