IL State Trooper arrested for strip search

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL (KPLR) – An Illinois State Trooper is facing charges after performing a strip search. 32-year-old Trooper Orey Alberson is accused of pulling down a man’s pants during a traffic stop in January in East St. Louis without the man’s consent.

St. Clair County court documents say the driver was never charged.

Illinois State Police says Alberson has been relieved of duty while an investigation is underway.

He has pleaded not guilty and was released after posting $20,000 bail.

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