Caldwell Police Lt. Joey Hoadley has been charged with “deprivation of rights under the color of law” according to United States District Court documents.
According to the “Information Filing Supplement” here is the Count description:
On or about March 30, 2017, in the District of Idaho, JOSEPH ALAN HOADLEY, while acting under color of law as a ranking Lieutenant and Police Officer with the Caldwell City Police Department, struck B.H., willfully depriving him of the right, secured and protected by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, to be free from the use of unreasonable force
by a law enforcement officer.
All in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 242.
Hoadley is scheduled for a “plea agreement hearing” next week. The “deprivation of rights” charge is the only “Count” listed in the court documents.
The charge is a Class A Misdemeanor.
Tags: Color of Law, Deprivation of Rights, Joey Hoadley, Misdemeanor