Knoxville Police Officer Arrested; Placed on Leave

By: Brian Gregory Email
By: Brian Gregory Email

Knoxville (WVLT) A Knoxville Police Officer's been placed on administrative leave with pay after being arrested on an aggravated assault warrant.

Knoxville police say Brian L. Hoover, 29 was arrested this morning.

He's being held in jail in lieu of a $10,000 bond.

Knoxville police say the alleged assault was reported to police on Sunday.

Hoover's a five year veteran.

Police have not released any more details.

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  • by footny Location: knoxville on Aug 28, 2007 at 07:49 PM
    what a creep this cop


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