Saturday, September 26, 2009

Officer Lourdes Smith Arrested on 2 Misdemeanor Charges

A Metro police officer has been arrested by Henderson police.

Lourdes Smith, 36, was arrested Tuesday on two misdemeanor charges. She has been employed by Metro police for over eight years.

Metro police said they became aware of the HPD investigation on Sept. 17 and are conducting an independent internal investigation into the incident.

Smith was assigned to the patrol division, South Central Area Command. She has been reassigned to administrative duties within that area command, with no public contact, pending the outcome of the Internal Affairs investigation.

Metro said as with all internal affairs investigations, no information will be released until the investigation is concluded.

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