Benjamin Yount, Metro Networks
Galesburg, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Police in Galesburg are explaining the video of an arrest that’s gone viral.
In various reports yesterday, it was stated that the Galesburg Police reported Christopher Alfaro was trying to hide drugs and refused to obey police commands during an early Saturday traffic stop.
The video shows three officers tackle Alfaro, and wrestle him to the ground.
According to reports from the Galesburg Police, the claim is that Alfaro was fighting with officers, and tried to stab one of them with his keys.