Joshua Brady (2021)
On April 21, 2021, Creola Alabama Police Department Officer Gary Davis was working as an officer inside the Creola jail where Joshua Brady was incarcerated on drug charges and active warrants. Davis was accused of tying a rope around Brady's neck, striking him, and kicking him.
On May 3, 2021, Davis was fired.
On May 7, 2021, a grand jury indicted Davis on two charges of assault, including second-degree assault, which is a Class C felony punishable by one to 10 years in prison, and third-degree assault, which is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail.
On September 20, 2021, the charges against Davis were upgraded to attempted murder, second-degree assault, and first-degree kidnapping.
- Meaghan Mackey, Former Creola police officer charged with attempted murder after allegedly tying rope around inmate’s neck, beating him, WKRG, 2021-09-21
- Brendan Kirby, Creola police officer charged with beating inmate, FOX10 TV, 2021-05-07
- Creola officer indicted, accused of tying rope around inmate’s neck, WKRG, 2021-05-07