Prichard police recruit arrested on rape, sodomy charges

Published: Nov. 17, 2022 at 6:26 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 18, 2022 at 4:50 PM CST
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CHICKASAW, Ala. (WALA) - The Chickasaw Police Department arrested a Prichard police recruit Thursday on charges of first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy.

According to the Mobile District Attorney’s Office, Brian Lacey was booked into Metro Jail Thursday afternoon.

Johanna Bucci with the prosecutor’s office said the alleged incident took place at the victims home in Chickasaw on Oct. 29, 2022. The victim and Lacey were in a relationship for three months when the incident happened, said Bucci.

Lacey, 36, had already been let go as a Prichard Police recruit because he was caught cheating before the alleged rape, according to Bucci.

When he was arrested he was in possession of a police badge, pepper spray, and handcuffs. He did not use any intimidation against her or tried impersonating an officer according to Bucci.

His bond was set at $50,000 for first-degree rape and $25,000 bond for first-degree sodomy. In addition, he is to have no contact with victim, cannot possess firearms, and must wear an ankle monitor.

He is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday, Nov. 22.

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