A local police officer is on unpaid administrative leave after his arrest late last month on an assault-and-battery charge in Foxborough, according to the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office.
Trever LaCasse, 25, of Wrentham, pleaded not guilty to assault and battery (misdemeanor) on a family or household member during his arraignment July 1 in Wrentham District Court, according to David Traub, spokesman for the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office.
LaCasse, a Franklin patrol officer, was ordered to return Aug. 28 for pre-trial conference, Traub said.
As is common in cases involving the prosecution of police officers, the case has been assigned to an independent prosecutor to avoid any appearance of conflict of interest, said Traub.
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