Albany Police Officer Arrested, Placed On Administrative Leave

Aug 8, 2018

An Albany police officer is on administrative leave following his arrest in Tennessee.

The officer, whose name was not released by the department, was identified by the Times Union as Matthew Seeber. The paper says the 28-year old was arrested on an assault charge after he punched a bar employee in the head at the Tequila Cowboy in downtown Nashville in the wee hours Saturday.

Seeber was named "Officer of the Year" in May. Acting Police Chief Mike Basile says the incident is under investigation.