A Lawrence police officer who has been accused of fracturing a skateboarder’s elbow during an arrest has resigned

Lawrence, KS – According to the statement, his resignation took effect January 6.

The police officials did not indicate a reason for the resignation.

Brad Williams arrested the 45-year-old Duc Tran, local resident, after encountering him skateboarding in the street in June 2019.

The case against the 45-year-old Duc Tran was thrown out and his attorney alleges excessive force.

According to the statement, the 45-year-old Duc Tran suffered a fractured elbow, dislocated right shoulder, a chipped tooth, bruising and lacerations, emotional distress and more.

It sought monetary damages of $3 million.