Bethany Beach officer charged with suspect assault
BETHANY BEACH, Del. - April 26, 2013 (WPVI) -- A Bethany Beach police officer has been charged with assaulting a suspect in custody.
The Attorney General's office announced Friday that 45-year-old Lt. Richard Haden that was indicted earlier this week and charged with one count of third-degree assault.
Haden surrendered to Capital Police in Georgetown on Monday and was released on $500 bond.
Officials say the incident occurred on March 3 at police headquarters.
A case review is scheduled for May 20.
delaware, sussex county, police, assault, local/state
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