assualt http://ripr.org en East Greenwich Officer Charged With Assault on Man in Custody http://ripr.org/post/east-greenwich-officer-charged-assault-man-custody <p>State police report an East Greenwich police officer has been arrested on charges of using excessive force on a man who was in custody.</p><p>State police said East Greenwich police Lt. Paul Nahrgang had a confrontation with a prisoner, then lunged at him and grabbed him around the neck. Nahrgang alerted East Greenwich police Chief Thomas Coyle about the incident. Coyle viewed the incident on surveillance tape and then alerted state police.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 16:08:46 +0000 Catherine Welch 18576 at http://ripr.org