DeKalb Police announced Thursday that Sgt. Jeff Weese will serve a 30-day unpaid suspension and undergo related training for his actions during and following the Aug. 24, 2019 arrest of Elonte McDowell.
McDowell was arrested for drug offenses. According to a news release, an internal investigation was conducted into the use of force applied to subdue McDowell. This investigation concluded that several policy violations occurred during the incident.
The news release states: