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National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 03-02-13 to 03-04-13

Discussion in 'Police Misconduct' started by CATO Police Misconduct, Mar 7, 2013.

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  1. Here are the 9 reports of police misconduct tracked for Saturday, March 2 to Monday, March 4, 2013:
    • Newbern, Tennessee: The police department said that it fired one police officer [Lucas Hamilton, 32] for reportedly falsifying time sheet documents. “The police department is tasked with protecting the citizens from dishonest people and from thieves, so when something like this goes on inside the police department, that’s dishonest and replicates a theft of city money and of taxpayer’s money, we simply can’t tolerate it,” said the investigator.
    • St. Louis County, Missouri: A police officer [Michael T. Wood, 38] is facing a stealing charge. He has been accused of reporting overtime hours that he did not actually work. He has since resigned from the police department.
    • North Forest ISD, Texas: An officer [Ricky Ridley] who allegedly conspired to steal $10,000 from a group has now also been accused of robbing a home at gunpoint, while fully dressed as an officer.
    • Update: Carter County, Missouri: A sheriff [Tommy Adams] has been charged with two felonies of distribution of a controlled substance, and possession of meth with intention to distribute. He previously pleaded guilty to stealing firearms from evidence and selling them.
    • Nez Perce County, Idaho Indiana: A sheriff’s deputy [Jay Colvin, 38] was fired after receiving a second driving under that influence charge.
    • Update: Prince George’s County, Maryland: Prosecutors have dropped a resisting arrest charge and alcohol-related charges against a veteran D.C. police officer [Richard A. Merritt] who is suing PG County police officers [Jorgaq Shkurti, Harkirat Singh] that took him into custody. He alleges the officers hit him in the face and beat him in the incident.
    • Long Island, New York: A police officer [Jason Sharp] has been accused of punching his 3-year-old son in the face at their home. The child suffered bruising and swelling to his right eye, cheek, and nose.
    • Queens, New York: An officer [Luis Gutierrez, 37] has been arrested and charged with patronizing a prostitute. He was on-duty, and the prostitute was actually an undercover officer.
    • Update: Lake Como, New Jersey: A suspended state trooper [Kevin Byrne] has admitted he was drunk when he hit two parked cars and crashed his unmarked state police vehicle into a creek while he was off-duty.
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