SMH: Pike County Deputy Pepper Sprays & Punches Restrained Prisoner!



Former deputy Jeremy Mooney has resigned and his supervisor demoted after a prisoner in their custody was beaten and maced while being restrained. Pike County Prosecutor Rob Junk said prisoner Thomas Friend was arrested for a misdemeanor and was being transported to the holding cell before his court appearance. Junk said Friend was in a restraint chair because he was impaired, combative and had been hitting and spitting on deputies. Posted By Persist

Former deputy Jeremy Mooney has resigned and his supervisor demoted after a prisoner in their custody was beaten and maced while being restrained. Pike County Prosecutor Rob Junk said prisoner Thomas Friend was arrested for a misdemeanor and was being transported to the holding cell before his court appearance. Junk said Friend was in a restraint chair because he was impaired, combative and had been hitting and spitting on deputies. Posted By Persist

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