Lakeland officer arrested following road rage incident - FOX 13 News

Lakeland officer arrested following road rage incident

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LAKELAND (FOX 13) -

A Lakeland police officer was arrested following a road rage incident caught on camera from a store, authorities said Tuesday.

Investigators 41-year-old Jerry Monroe followed a man into a parking lot to confront him about cutting Monroe off in traffic.

But it quickly got physical, as Monroe shoved the man against a car and began attacking him, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

Monroe was off duty at the time. He is charged with misdemeanor battery, and is on administrative leave from the Lakeland Police Department.

 

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