• Bill Raines

Former Bedford Police Officer Morgan Lee Arrested on Battery and Official Misconduct Charges

BEDFORD - (March 5, 2022) - Lawrence County- Indiana State Police Jasper Detective, Sergeant Brock Werne filed for and received an arrest warrant for Morgan Lee, 45, of Bedford, following an investigation into Battery that allegedly occurred on January 8, 2021, in Lawrence County.


Former Bedford Police Officer Morgan Lee


The investigation started when Bedford Chief of Police, Terry Moore, contacted the Indiana State Police after receiving a complaint from a citizen that Lee had battered them. Upon the conclusion of the investigation by Detective Sergeant Brock Werne, all findings were turned over to a Special Prosecutor for review. As a result, Senior Prosecuting Attorney, Chris Gaal, filed the following charges in Lawrence County Court:


  • Official Misconduct, Level 6 Felony

  • Strangulation, Level 6 Felony

  • Battery, Class B Misdemeanor

On March 4, 2022, Lee turned himself in to the Lawrence County Jail.


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