Reading police officer facing new charges

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A police officer from Reading, Pennsylvania, is again facing criminal charges. (WPVI)

A police officer from Reading, Pennsylvania, is again facing criminal charges. This comes less than a month after initial charges against him were dropped.

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A Berks County police officer accused of punching a woman during a traffic stop has surrendered to authorities.


Twenty-seven-year-old Jesus Santiago-DeJesus is accused of official oppression and tampering with evidence.

Prosecutors say surveillance video shows him physically confronting a woman and smashing the cell phone she was using to record him.

He's also now accused of lying about what happened to his superiors.
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