Forest Arrest Caught on Camera

A recent arrest by police in Forest was caught on tape and has made it to the Internet.

The video was posted on Facebook Wednesday.

The suspect, 21-year-old Octavius Fickland, was pulled over on a routine traffic stop. Some witnesses are accusing police of choking Fickland.

Forest Police Chief Will Jones says no formal complaint has been filed by anyone, but given what is on the video, charges could be filed against some witnesses.

Fickland is facing charges for alleged drug possession and assaulting an officer.


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