Miami Police officer arrested on battery and false imprisonment charges

MIAMI (WSVN) - A City of Miami Police officer has been arrested and charged with false imprisonment and battery.

Investigators said officer Alexi Figueroa ordered a woman who was walking on the street into his cruiser without cause, kissed her and fondled her.

According to officials, Figueroa has been relieved of duty with pay since Feb. 6, 2016.

Miami-Dade Police and the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office culminated their investigation, Thursday morning, when they announced charges.

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