DeKalb County officer dragged during traffic stopA DeKalb County Police vehicle. Photo obtained via Wikimedia Commons
Three people are in custody following an incident on Tuesday that resulted in an officer being dragged by a vehicle.
The incident happened at Capistrana Place in greater Decatur, near Glenwood Road.
According to DeKalb County Police, the 35-year-old officer has worked for the department for eight years. He was conducting a traffic stop when there was “some sort of physical altercation.” The officer was dragged and then thrown from a vehicle, according to police.
WSB-TV reported the officer was transported to Grady Hospital.