Former Monroe officer Jared Desadier receives prison sentence in civil rights case

Jared Desadier is charged with willfully depriving an individual of his right to be free from...
Jared Desadier is charged with willfully depriving an individual of his right to be free from unreasonable seizure and witness tampering after the 2020 arrest of Timothy Williams.(KNOE)
Published: Dec. 7, 2022 at 12:21 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 7, 2022 at 2:56 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KNOE) - UPDATE: Desadier has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison followed by two years of probation.

This is an updated story. Read the previous version below.

Former Monroe police officer Jared Desadier will be sentenced later today, Dec. 7, 2022, for a violation of civil rights in 2020.

Desadier pled guilty to violating Timothy Williams’ civil rights in 2020 after body camera footage showed Desadier kicking Williams in the face, even though Williams was handcuffed.

This is a developing story. Check back for more details.