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Washington County • Crime • police

Washington Co. deputy charged with official misconduct from 2018 use of force incident

In a disclosure not made public at the time, Jail Deputy Rian Alden — the same deputy earlier accused of sending a racist email 16 years ago — was investigated after a "concerning use of force" on an arrestee during a booking at the Washington County Jail in 2018. The Washington County DA declined to press charges at the time, but reopened the case on Monday.



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