A Baltimore Police supervisor who works in the unit that trains officers about the Constitution has been arrested and charged with disturbing the peace and failure to obey at a strip club in downtown Baltimore, police confirmed.
Police had been called to Custom House Avenue outside the club around 1:20 a.m. for reports of a disorderly patron. A police spokesman said officers observed Middleton acting in a disorderly manner, approaching an officer and refusing to comply. Middleton was off-duty and not in uniform.
A witness, Gary Massey, said one of the responding officers went too far.
“What I saw was a man punching a woman full force in the face, like he was brawling with another man,” Massey said at the time. “I’m not saying she wasn’t out of order or being disruptive, but he’s clearly stronger than this lady.”
Prosecutors dropped charges against Middleton in December; the sergeant remains on the force. Her attorney said Middleton continues to face potential administrative discipline.