Jabbar Campbell of Brooklyn NY found not guilty of assault charges stemming from gay pride party. Cambell’s home was raided by cops during a gay pride party at his house, was found not guilty of attempted assault and disorderly conduct charges stemming from an alleged altercation that took place with a sergeant overseeing the raid. Campbell plans to sue the NYPD for the allegedly homophobia-fueled arrest.“I’m scared of the fact that these officers will go to the lengths of breaking into my home and assaulting me like it was a daily business for them,” said Campbell, 32.
IRVINGTON, N.J. - Four northern New Jersey police officers face internal affairs charges because of rap videos they appeared in while off duty. Maurice Gattison, president of the city's police union, and three other cops were recently charged with conduct unbecoming a police officer. If found guilty, they could lose their jobs. The video for the song "Temper Like an Alcoholic" features him rapping homophobic lyrics and promoting violence. In another, Gattison refers to himself a "felon for life."
Battle Creek Michigan cop Willaim Gensch was sentenced to pay more than $1,000 in fines and court costs for a drunk driving crash that occurred in July 2012. Gensch was driving mare than 100 miles per hour and lost control of the car. He then hit two mailboxes and two signs. Gensch had a blood-alcohol level of .235 percent.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Suspended Indianapolis cop David Bisard accused of causing a fatal crash while driving drunk will go on trial Oct. 14 as originally scheduled after his attorneys and prosecutors could not agree on another date. He was charged nearly three years ago with reckless homicide, criminal recklessness and operating a vehicle while intoxicated following the crash while on duty and driving a squad car, killing 30-year-old Eric Wells. The trial was moved to Allen County because of media attention.
ASHEVILLE NC — Woodfin cop Michael Salley was suspended after he was charged with driving while impaired. Salley was also cited for speeding. In 2007, Salley was injured when his car overturned during a chase
Dearborn cop Arrested for DUI after allegedly struck three vehicles. He has been charged with operating a vehicle under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident.
The mother of a man killed in 1998 by a New Milford Ct. cop says she's pleased the cop who shot her son has committed suicide. Cop Scott Smith was found dead in a bedroom of his Danbury home last week of carbon monoxide poisoning. Smith received probation after pleading no contest in 2004 to a misdemeanor negligent homicide charge in the death of 19-year-old Franklyn Reid, who was shot after a foot chase.
Reid's mother, Pearlylyn Reid, tells the News Times of Danbury Tuesday that she feels the suicide was justice and we agree with her.
Baltimore cop Ashley Roane has been arrested and is accused of standing watching in uniform while what she believed was a drug deal was conducted. Roane arranged with an informant to stand watch while the informant made a supposed drug deal at a west Baltimore shopping center. The complaint alleges that Roane was on duty, in uniform and armed and watched the transaction from a marked police vehicle.
Birmingham, Alabama – Jeffrey Lynn Snyder Narcotics Task Force cop Charged with Embezzling Seized Money. Federal prosecutors have charged the former commander of the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force with stealing at least $125,000 from suspected drug proceeds seized by the multi-agency task force.
READING, Pa. - May 31, 2013 (WPVI) -- A former Berks County police officer is under arrest, accused of stealing from his fellow officers at the Fraternal Order of Police. John Masciotti served as treasurer for F.O.P. Lodge 71 in Temple. He's accused of bilking the organization out of $92,000.
Bladensburg cop Ridwan Osanyinpeju is being accused of credit card fraud in Prince George's County Maryland. Osanyinpeju was arrested on Thursday.Osanyinpeju is charged in the District Court of Maryland with theft of money having a value of at least $1,000 but not more than $10,000.
Philadelphia cop Jonathan Lazarde is ccused of extorting a suspect he'd arrested.
Lazarde arrested a man on a gun charge - and then offered not to attend any court proceedings to ensure an acquittal if the suspect paid him $3,000.