GREENWOOD, Mo. – A Kansas Metropolis-area police chief has resigned after he was accused of utilizing extreme power in opposition to a father charged with attempting to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a pond.
The Kansas Metropolis Star stories that Greg Hallgrimson formally stop final week because the Greenwood police chief. He had been on administrative go away since Dec. 26 , a couple of week after Jonathon Stephen Zicarelli’s daughter was rescued.
Charging paperwork say Hallgrimson and one other officer rushed to the icy pond after Zicarelli stated he had tried to drown his daughter. They discovered the toddler floating face up within the pond, and he or she was handled for extreme hypothermia.
Zicarelli’s defence lawyer says bodycam video from one other officer reveals Hallgrimson punch Zicarelli. Hallgrimson hasn’t been charged, and the video hasn’t been launched.
Hallgrimson’s lawyer declined to remark.