Former Police Officer Indicted

Former police officer indicted.

Colin Boone, previously employed as an officer of the Des Moines,
Iowa, Police Department, was indicted on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, on the charge of deprivation of rights under color of law for assaulting a civilian during the course of an arrest on February 19, 2013, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt.

Boone was arrested in South Dakota this morning, and is scheduled to have an initial appearance before a U.S. Magistrate Judge in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at 3:15 p.m. this afternoon.
The charge of deprivation of rights under color of law, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 242, carries a maximum penalty of ten years in prison and a maximum fine
of $250,000.

The indictment specifically charges that Boone physically assaulted the victim by kicking him, resulting in bodily injury.

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