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National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 03-05-13 to 03-06-13

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

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  1. [Mike: appears this covers March 6 as well, changing thread title to match]

    Here are the 13 reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, March 5, 2013:
    • Update: Denver, Colorado: A police officer [Hector Paez, 33] has been sentenced to eight years in prison for sexual assault and kidnapping. He was in uniform when he came into contact with the victim and discovered she had an outstanding arrest warrant. He then took her to an isolated area and coerced her into “performing a sexual act to avoid being taken to jail,” said the DA’s office.
    • Albuquerque, New Mexico: An officer [Brad Ahrensfield] has been convicted of obstruction of justice and sent to jail. He tipped off a friend about a federal drug investigation.
    • Watertown, Massachusetts: An officer [Joseph Deignan, 57] will be charged. He allegedly stole an ID while he was on the force, and then used to it get oxycodone and other prescription drugs.
    • Morehouse Parish, Louisiana: An officer [Quinton Mewborn, 39] has been arrested on one count of theft and one count of conspiracy. He has resigned from the force.
    • Miami County, Ohio: An officer [Tony W. Walters, 40] pleaded not guilty to fifth-degree felony charges that occurred while he was on-duty. He allegedly stole a digital camera from the Sheriff’s office, as well as trash bags and paper reams. If convicted, he faces a year in prison, fines, and restitution. He has been fired.
    • Update: Eric, Pennsylvania: A trooper [Jeffrey Dalessandro, 35] has pleaded no contest to homicide by motor vehicle [DUI] while driving under the influence. He crossed the middle line while driving, striking another car, and killed the driver[Daryl L. Nunemaker, 21].
    • Cave City, Kentucky: A trooper [Casey J. Wethington, 28] was arrested and charged with DUI 1st offense. His blood alcohol content was more than two times the legal limit.
    • Update: Milwaukee, Wisconsin: A police officer [Carl V. Howell, 37] has been fired after his conviction. While responding to a burglary call he stole cash from the register of a convenience store [Hopkins Food Mart].
    • Waynesboro, Virginia: An officer [Shamica R. Spears, 27] has been charged with reckless driving. She crashed into another car and sent a 71-year-old woman [Annette S. Powell] to the hospital.
    • Milwaukee, Wisconsin: An officer [Eric Devries, 32] has been fired for driving drunk and causing a car accident. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of causing injury while operating under the influence.
    • Cincinnati, Ohio: A police officer [Jeff Brunswick] has been indicted on two counts of obstruction and four counts of unauthorized use of property. He has been accused of accessing the police data base for his own purposes and helping two men avoid prosecution on robbery charges.
    • Blackwell, Oklahoma: A police officer [John Robert Harvey] has been charged. He brought a Russian-made AK-47 machine gun into the country illegally from Afghanistan. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.
    • Bourne, Massachusetts: A state police trooper [Robert Gilmore, 38] who was on leave for a knee injury has been charged with drunken driving.
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