Cleveland cop arrested for obstruction of justice - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Cleveland cop arrested for obstruction of justice

Posted: Updated:
Cleveland Police Officer Leonard Moore  (Source: CPD) Cleveland Police Officer Leonard Moore (Source: CPD)
  • NEWSMore>>

  • LaGrange woman hit by juvenile with cast iron skillet

    LaGrange woman hit with skillet by juvenile

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:15:06 GMT
    The LaGrange Police Department says an 88-year-old woman was struck in the head with a cast iron skillet by a male juvenile. Police say on July 27, at approximately 4:43 a.m., the Patrol Division respondedMore >>
    The LaGrange Police Department says an 88-year-old woman was struck in the head with a cast iron skillet by a male juvenile.More >>
  • Mom shoots at burglar trying to steal her car

    Mom shoots at burglar trying to steal her car

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:28:43 GMT
    A Columbus woman catches a man trying to steal her car and fires back literally. The car theft gone wrong happened late Friday evening. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy caught up with the victim.More >>
    A Columbus woman catches a man trying to steal her car and fires back literally. The car theft gone wrong happened late Friday evening. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy caught up with the victim.More >>
  • Construction underway on zip line across Chattahoochee River

    Construction underway on zip line across Chattahoochee River

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:52 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:52:07 GMT
    A new attraction is in the making that will allow adventure seekers to soar across the Chattahoochee River between Columbus and Phenix City, not just float down it. Construction is underway at Bay Ave.More >>
    A new attraction is in the making that will allow adventure seekers to soar across the Chattahoochee River between Columbus and Phenix City, not just float down it. Construction is underway at Bay Ave.More >>
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Michael McGrath, Chief of the Cleveland Division of Police, announced that as a result of an Internal Affairs Unit investigation 56-year old Cleveland Police Officer Leonard Moore was arrested for felony of the third degree.

Moore, hired in January, 1992, was arrested today for obstruction of justice. He is accused of assisting a female suspect to flee from the scene of a felonious assault incident. The incident occurred Monday at approximately 12:30 a.m.

Moore is assigned to the Third District and will be suspended from duty without pay pending adjudication of the criminal case against him. He will be afforded a pre-disciplinary hearing in front of Director of Public Safety Martin L. Flask.

Like 19 Action News on Facebook for the latest news, weather, sports and giveaways. 

Copyright 2013 WOIO. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.