An Adamsville police officer is on leave after his weekend arrest in Jasper.
Officer Joey Darty, 41, is charged with public intoxication and third-degree criminal trespassing, according to Jasper police.
Darty’s arrest happened at 2:28 a.m. Sunday at 2004 Birmingham Avenue in Jasper. He was released from the Jasper City Jail at 7:23 p.m. Sunday.
Efforts to obtain a mugshot were unsuccessful.
Adamsville police Chief Chris Robinson said Darty has been placed on paid administrative leave pending a hearing.
The chief said Darty was off duty at the time of the incident.
Darty was a former sergeant with the Jasper Police Department.