Former Campus Cop Faces Assault Charges

FLORENCE, S.C. — Damon Moody, 30, a former Francis Marion University (FMU) police officer, was arrested Friday for allegedly pointing weapons at two individuals. He now faces three counts of each of pointing and presenting firearms at a person and second degree assault/assault and battery charges.

The incident occurred in mid-June at Moody’s residence. He fired off a gun when two uninvited men came into his yard, reports All three then got into a physical altercation. Moody, then left the scene, returning with a dog on a leash and a firearm that had a laser.

The officer was fired July 3 from FMU. He had been a police officer for five years before his arrest.

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