Updated: Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011, 1:40 PM MDT
Published : Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011, 11:50 AM MDT
FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) - A San Juan County deputy sheriff recorded on a dash camera hitting a suspect with his flashlight has been fired.
The department announced Monday that Deputy Dale Frazier was fired for violating the use-of-force policy.
A prosecutor is currently considering whether Frazier used excessive force when he struck Donovan Tanner, 22, on March 17.