Speech to Text for Aberdeen police officer in jail for assault
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after being charged with domestic violence wtvas shante sumpter joins us live from monroe county with more on the case. craig that officer drakius betts was arrested after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend thursday night. little information is being released about the case. but major quinnell shumpert with the aberdeen police did tell me they came to the jail to speak with officer betts about the incident in question. he also told me the aberdeen board of alderman willprobably take ome action. but legally they can't until betts is proven guilty. alderman jim buffington says he was made aware of the issue and assumes it will be discussed at their next meeting. residents in the area had mixed reactions about the case. some wanted to wait until they knew more before commenting. being a police officer i hold him higher. he supposed to prevent violence. instead of being arrested for violence. thenext board of alderman meeting is scheduled for february