Institutionalized Racism in Wapakoneta, OH

On Friday April the 1st 2022. The Wapakoneta PD went to the Red Roof Inn to arrest Tyrell Rogan on a warrant out of Bellefontaine (case was dismissed) when officer knocked on the door he heard dogs barking which caused him to pull his taser. When Mr Rogan who is African American by the way opened the door the dogs ran away, the officer tased himself causing him to fall and break his wrist. Mr Rogan did not resist, dogs did not bite the officer but Mr Rogan is being charged with felonious assault, assault on a peace officer and resisting arrest. He has been in jail since the incident on a $50,000 bond. The racism in the jail is horrible he is the only African American in the jail.

Happened on April 1, 2022

Incident reported by bystander

Bystander Action? Yes

Harassment Types: Racial