SATSUMA, Ala. (WALA) -- FOX10 News is digging deeper into an allegation of possible misconduct by a Satsuma Police officer.
The police chief there says the officer is on administrative leave.
It started with a post on Facebook Sunday.
Logan Carter also posted a picture on Facebook.
Carter says she was pulled over by Satsuma Police Officer Harvey Roberts and was never told why.
But she says after a person with Carter asked “how can we help you,” the officer yelled at him, and put his hands in Carter's face when she gave him her license.
Carter also says Roberts pushed the other person, put him in handcuffs, and arrested him and her on disorderly conduct charges after she tried to get her infant out of the car.
Police Chief Clint Harrell gave an update on the investigation.
Harrell said, “The investigation is very much in its infancy. We have not yet received a formal complaint. As I’ve noted, we got information about a social media post that did raise some concerns. We felt it prudent, with an abundance of caution, to place the officer on administrative leave because there were those on social media making veiled threats about the officer, and we just felt for his own protection as well as to give the public some confidence that we do take these type of accusations seriously and we are looking into it."
Harrell also said the Satsuma Municipal Court Magistrate determined that probable cause existed for Officer Roberts to arrest Carter and the other person.
The police chief says that means it was more likely than not that an offense had been committed by the two.
Back in the spring of 2018, FOX10 News did a story on Roberts after he and his family lost their home in a fire.
He has eight children.