Thursday, January 26, 2012

Officer Robert Fourt Arrested for Domestic Violence

A Tuscaloosa police officer is arrested.  The victim told responding officers that the suspect was highly intoxicated and destroying items inside the residence.

It happened Tuesday night at 6:00pm in the 4600 block of Woodland Hills Drive.

Since the incident involved a Tuscaloosa police officer, Tuscaloosa County Homicide was contacted to investigate.

Robert Ashley Fourt, 54, of Tuscaloosa, was arrested for Domestic Violence Criminal Mischief.  He was taken into custody without incident.

Police say that a small fire that had been set by the suspect was found in the garage.  It was put out by the Tuscaloosa Fire Department.

Fourt has been with the Tuscaloosa Police Department since 2003 and is currently a Sergeant for its patrol division.  He has been placed on administrative leave.