RUSSELL COUNY, Ala. (WRBL) — According to the Russell County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO), a deputy with the department was assaulted during a traffic stop on Broad Street in Phenix City.
RCSO says the deputy suffered a medical emergency and had to be rushed to the hospital by other officials on May 3.
The deputy is expected to make a full recovery.
Patrick Shawn McGlinchey was arrested on scene and charged with second-degree assault.
The case is being handled by investigators with Phenix City Police Department. McGlinchey is being held in Lee County Jail.