A Massachusetts police department is investigating a Facebook comment purportedly made by an officer “mocking” the.
Springfield Officer Conrad Lariviere had allegedly written on Facebook: “Hahahaha love this, maybe people shouldn’t block road ways.”
He was responding to a story about the death on Saturday of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was struck by a car that plowed into a crowd of people protesting the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Nineteen others were injured. James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Ohio, was arrested shortly after and charged with second-degree murder.
He later apologized on a Facebook comment…….Police Commissioner John Barbieri says he received a complaint about the comment Sunday and opened an internal investigation.