Camden County Cop Pleads Guilty to Assault Charges, Gives Up Job
A Woodlynne, Camden County police officer has forfeited his job and admitted to wrongly pepper-spraying two teens in June of 2020.
32-year-old Ryan Dubiel, of Wenonah, was among the officers who responded to a call about trespassing on June 4. The incident reportedly resulted in Dubiel using pepper spray to subdue two male teenagers.
However, about a week later, body cam footage of the incident was reviewed and prosecutors determined Officer Dubiel used the chemical irritant in a manner that "was not consistent" with the state's policy on use-of-force and was "unjustified", 6abc.com reports.
The teens appear in video below to be sitting on a porch stoop when they were sprayed.
On Thursday, Ryan Dubiel plead guilty to charges of simple assault charges and agreed to give up his job on the Woodlynne police force. He was sentenced to a year's probation, and he cannot have any contact with the victims, according to Camden County Prosecutor's Office.
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