Lack of evidence cited in case against Mount Vernon officer charged with using excessive force

Charges against a Mount Vernon police officer accused of using excessive force during an arrest have been dismissed.

News 12 Staff

Mar 25, 2022, 12:41 AM

Updated 847 days ago

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Charges against a Mount Vernon police officer accused of using excessive force during an arrest have been dismissed.
A lack of evidence was cited in dismissing the case before a jury was able to render a verdict.
Ryan Hughes, 32, was accused of reckless endangerment in the incident, which occurred in 2019 inside the Mount Vernon Police Department building.


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