Sheriff's deputy under investigation after cop punches handcuffed woman

WCAX - 08-08


ST. ALBANS CITY, Vt. (WCAX) Another law enforcement officer is now being investigated in connection with that incident in St. Albans in which a cop punched a handcuffed woman. Amy Connelly was arrested in March for disorderly conduct after an incident at a bar. When she refused to stop kicking her cell door, St. Albans Police Sgt. Jason Lawton punched her in the face. Lawton was fired.