Local police officer arrested on battery charges

first_imgA Hollywood police officer is now facing battery charges after security footage showed the officer striking a handcuffed suspect.The incident occurred at a home in Hollywood on August 6th.Officials say a home security camera captured Officer Matthew Barbieri striking the suspect after he responded to the home for a domestic disturbance call.Officer Barbieri is now facing a first-degree misdemeanor charge. The charge carries the maximum penalty of up to one year in jail.last_img

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