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"I don't like this book because it don't got know pictures" Chief Rhorerer

“It’s becoming a disturbingly familiar scene in America - mentally unstable cops”

“It’s becoming a disturbingly familiar scene in America - mentally unstable cops”
“It’s becoming a disturbingly familiar scene in America - mentally unstable cops”

and they gave this insane son of a bitch a gun...think about that....they gave him a loaded gun

Cop author responds to book criticism
By Ann Work
Wichita Falls police officer and author Sgt. Charlie Eipper is reminding himself of the old saying, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity,” as he promotes his controversial new book, “Jesus Christ on Killing.”
Releasing his book on such a fiery topic into the environment of today’s Internet has been “pretty ugly,” he said Wednesday.
The Wichita Falls patrol sergeant released the self-published book March 5.
The book presents Eipper’s study of the Bible’s — thus, Jesus Christ’s — stance on killing as expressed from Genesis through Exodus, Numbers and Deuteronomy to Matthew, Romans, 2 Corinthians and Revelation.
He believes his book documents how Scripture supports self-defense when threatened. He writes it also defends deadly force in the line of duty for those whose mission it is to protect and defend our country.
Eipper also contends the Bible has a surprising presentation of Jesus as the “Ultimate Warrior” who defeated death at his resurrection but is predicted to return to earth in battle mode to defend Israel.
It is a perspective on killing he needed when he served as an Army helicopter pilot and later as a sniper and gang unit team leader with the Wichita Falls Police Department SWAT team.
His job duties have required him to use deadly force in several incidents; he wrote the book to help other Christians, particularly those in the military or law enforcement, understand that they can responsibly carry out their job duties and still be in complete fellowship with their Savior.
But the book’s message has been twisted and misunderstood by many, he said.
As recently as June 30, a website called IssueHawk.com republished the TRN photo of Eipper by photographer Torin Halsey, combining it with a rewritten TRN story, with IssueHawk writer Igor Derysh claiming Eipper “justifies killing men in the line of duty by invoking his Christian beliefs.”
Its headline says “Texas Cop ‘Kills for Christ,’ Claims to be Christian Warrior.”
The photo and article drew 43 comments.
“And Jesus cringes whenever this guy claims to speak for the almighty. What a perversion of Christianity, “ wrote one.
“It’s always nice to hear from the ‘loving and tolerant’ Christians,” wrote another.
Other comments ranged from, “Texas is full of people just like him,” to “He is part of the far flung nuts all across the country.”
Eipper has heard many more criticisms.
“I had a 20-year-old kid meet me yesterday who said, ‘Please tell me this article is not true,’” Eipper said. “I said, ‘It’s not even close, man. Come up here and I’ll talk to you.’”
The two met at Hastings, where Eipper laid out the book’s perspective.
“He was happy that I explained some stuff,” he said. “It’s been like that ever since (the book released).”
Eipper corresponded with a woman from Alaska who got so frustrating Eipper eventually just wrote, “Just read the book, and then judge me.”
In his experience, nearly 100 percent of the negative comments come from people who have not read the book.
“They’re responding to articles or responding to the title,” he said. “Some of it is just negative — persecution for believing in God, or Christ — just anti-Christian stuff. I knew that would come.”
Eipper’s mentor, Pastor Tom Rodgers, told him to wear the criticism as a badge of honor.
The book has drawn positive tidings, too.
The TRN article spurred a connection with the Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers organization, which now promotes Eipper’s book on its website.
Well-known law enforcement trainer, Lt. Jim Glennon, promotes the book in his classes across the nation.
It has spurred radio show interviews and book signings.
Despite the harsh response lately, Eipper doesn’t regret writing the book.
Like a pro, he’s warming up to the realities of publishing.
“Even if it’s controversial exposure, it’s good exposure,” he said.

Shocking revelations in King City police corruption case

King City Acting Police Chief Bruce Miller, left, and Police Sgt. Bobby Carrillo, right. 
KING CITY, Calif. —Prosecutors revealed details Thursday on how a car-towing scheme was allegedly masterminded by King City Police Sgt. Bobby Carrillo.
Before the Monterey County District Attorney put six King City police officers in jail in February, Bruce Miller was the Acting Police Chief, and his brother, Brian Miller, owned a tow yard company.
While testifying on Thursday, Brian Miller told the court that he met Carrillo in 2009, when the police sergeant began stopping by his tow yard to say hi.
One day, Carrillo stopped by and mentioned that he liked a 2001 Ford Expedition that was in the tow yard and wanted it for his wife, Brian Miller testified. 
Carrillo then asked Brian Miller if he would "make a deal," in which Carrillo would pull over vehicles while out on patrol, order the cars be towed by Miller's Towing, and get free cars in exchange. 
Prosecutors said Carrillo made a lot of unnecessary traffic stops to carry out this scheme. He also intentionally did not follow the police department's policy of calling dispatch before ordering a vehicle to be impounded. Brian Miller said Carrillo got him 20 cars in just one weekend.
Carrillo received eight cars for free, prosecutors said, and he either sold them for cash or gave them away to other police officers.
Prosecutors said Bruce Miller was eventually looped into the scheme when Carrillo arraigned for the chief to receive a 1995 Nissan Maxima for free that was seized in a drug bust.
District Attorney Dean Flippo said the scheme targeted the most vulnerable residents in King City. Car owners never got their cars back because they could not afford to pay impound fees or could not speak English.
"The victims were economically disadvantaged persons of Hispanic descent who were targeted by having their vehicles impounded, towed and stored by Miller's Towing," Flippo said in February. 
"Some officers dishonored their badge. Any time you end up investigating those who are sworn to uphold the law and treat everyone fairly -- and you have violations of that oath -- that is difficult," Flippo said.
Charges against the seven are:
Sgt. Bobby Carrillo: Conspiracy to commit a crime. Accepting a bribe. Bribing an executive officer.
Acting Police Chief Bruce Miller: Accepting a bribe.
Civilian Brian Miller, Owner of Miller’s Towing and brother of Bruce Miller: Conspiracy to commit a crime. Bribing an executive officer.
Former Chief Nick Baldiviez: Embezzlement by a public officer.
Officer Mario Alonso Mottu, Sr.: Embezzlement a by public officer.
Officer Jaime Andrade: Possession of an assault weapon. Illegal storage of a firearm.
Sgt. Mark Allen Baker: Making criminal threats.



Officer charged with perjury

A preliminary examina­tion for a former Constan­tine reserve police officer charged with lying in testi­mony he gave to prosecutors investigating the 2007 death of 11-year-old Jodi Parrack was postponed last week for a second time.
The attorney for de­fendant Raymond McCann II requested post­ponement and the matter has been rescheduled for July 9 before District Judge Robert Pattison.
McCann has been in the St. Joseph County Jail since his arraignment on the per­jury charge April 19. He is being held on $ 225,000 bond.
A Michigan State Police arrest affidavit alleges McCann lied in sworn testimony he gave during a September 2012 prosecutor’s investigative subpoena, part of a cold­-case probe into Parrack’s homicide.
McCann has not been charged with the homicide, but investigators say he has been a person of interest since Parrack’s death in November 2007.

Ex-NYPD cop faces jail time after punching disabled man

Terence Corcoran,

Mario Zeoli, 50, of Southeast got in a tiff with another former cop at a Southeast gas station

SOUTHEAST – An ex-New York City cop faces possible jail time after he was convicted of pulling a gun during a dispute with a disabled man who is also a former NYPD cop.
Mario Zeoli, 50, of Southeast is to be sentenced July 22 in Town Court after his conviction for menacing, a misdemeanor, and harassment, a violation, Putnam County District Attorney Adam Levy said in a statement.
Zeoli was pumping gas at a Southeast service station in August 2012 and got angry when another motorist told him to turn down his radio.
The other man, who uses hand controls to operate his car, was parked and making a phone call.
After he asked Zeoli a second time to turn his radio down, a shouting match ensued with each man declaring he was an ex-cop.
Zeoli approached the other man's car, displayed his .38-caliber revolver, then punched him several times.
The victim tried to drive away but his foot got stuck under his brake pedal, disabling the hand controls on his car.
Levy said surveillance cameras captured the incident, which was investigated by state police.
"We all understand that disagreements happen," Levy said. "But escalating a situation with violence and threats is never acceptable."
Zeoli surrendered his revolver, which he had a permit to carry, Levy said.

CMPD officer charged with DWI, child abuse

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Another Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was charged with DWI in the past week.
Police charged officer Reginald Richardson with DWI and child abuse after he  was pulled over on  I-77 going 77 mph in a 55 speeding zone.
Police said when they pulled over Richardson they could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle.  Richardson later admitted to drinking, according to police.
Richardson blew an .09 when he was breathalyzed.
He is also being charged with child abuse because he had a child in the car at the time he was pulled over, according to the police report. The age of the child involved in the incident was not released.

Hockey players shot by drunken off-duty NYPD cop plan $90 million lawsuit

Joseph Felice and Robert Borrelli say they will sue Officer Brendan Cronin, the city and the NYPD over an April shooting in which Cronin shot at the two men as they sat in a car. The cop was allegedly drunk and was off-duty. Felice was hit six times and was only saved because Borrelli immediately drove him to the hospital, according to accounts.

Two weekend hockey players fired a $90 million legal slapshot Tuesday at an NYPD officer accused of shooting at them while he was drunk.
Joseph Felice and his teammate, Robert Borrelli, announced they intend to sue Officer Brendan Cronin, the city and the police department for the April shooting.
“Joe and I very nearly lost our lives when New York City Police Officer Brendan Cronin, armed and drunk, made the decision to try to kill us by discharging his weapon at us as we sat in my car,” an emotional Borrelli said at his lawyer’s office.
“I honestly don't know how we survived this unprovoked ambush or why he chose to single out Joe and myself for his vicious rampage.”
Felice, who works in finance and plays forward for the New Rochelle Wranglers, is still recuperating from being shot six times. So Borrelli read his statement.
“What happened to Rob and me was a random act of violence committed by a ruthless man,” Felice wrote. “This could have happened to anyone. I just happened to be coming home from winning a hockey game.”
Felice still faces numerous surgeries to repair his shoulders and arms, lawyer Randolph McLaughlin said.
 “Frankly it's a miracle both men didn't die that day,” the lawyer said.
Then, referring to Cronin, McLaughlin added, “What was in his head?”
So far Cronin has not supplied an answer to that question.
Frankly it's a miracle both men didn't die that day.
Assigned to the 46th Precinct in the Bronx, Cronin was charged by Pelham police with first-degree assault. He is now awaiting the decision of a Westchester County grand jury, which is weighing an assault indictment against him.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Cronin has been suspended by the NYPD.
Borelli and Felice don’t know Cronin. They were headed home when the off-duty cop, who had allegedly been drinking earlier with other officers, pulled up to their car at a light in Pelham and — without any warning — began blasting away, police said.
Cronin discharged all 13 rounds from his NYPD-issued gun and Felice, who was sitting in the passenger seat, absorbed six of the bullets, police said.
Borrelli, who plays goalie on the team, quickly drove his bleeding buddy to Montefiore Medical Center and “made the 'save' of a lifetime,” Felice said in his statement.
Cronin was pulled over a short time later by Pelham officers responding to 911 calls about a man driving erratically with his car's hazard lights flashing.
A 27-year-old Yonkers resident, Cronin told arresting officers he had no memory of firing his weapon. He also refused to take a Breathalyzer test.

Dozens rally against suspended officer in Thomaston

By George Franco

A rally was held in the city of Thomaston Tuesday night to protest the firing of a suspended officer.
Officer Phillip Tobin is currently on paid leave after he tasered Kelsey Rockemore earlier this month. Community leaders tell FOX 5 that incident is just the latest in a long string of complaints.
Concerned citizens joined Senator Vincent Fort who spoke out at the rally. Rally organizers contend what’s at question is Tobin over stepping his bounds as a police officer.
Officer Tobin has an astonishing record of complaints dating back many years.
Thomaston Police Chief Dan Greathouse describes Tobin as a very proactive officer that makes a lot of arrests. Greathouse also says he brought in two new investigators to conduct an internal investigation along with a separate GBI investigating
The protest was held at Thomaston City Hall.

Officer suspended following investigation

Chief: McNeil violated order and kept relationship with criminal
By Dave Rogers Staff Writer The Daily News of Newburyport Wed Jul 02, 2014, 03:00 AM EDT

SALISBURY — A recently completed internal investigation concluded that Salisbury police officer Daniel McNeil, on paid administrative leave since April, violated two department rules including maintaining a relationship with a local drug dealer.
The investigation, conducted by police Chief Thomas Fowler and released yesterday upon the request of The Daily News, also stated that McNeil blatantly disregarded Fowler’s direct order to terminate all contact with the known criminal.
Yesterday, Fowler announced McNeil would be suspended for five days without pay (July, 1, 2, 3, 6 and 7) and would take some accrued time off. Fowler did not say when or if McNeil would return for duty.
“I would like to think this is an example of me holding officers accountable for their actions,” Fowler said yesterday, adding that he would not allow the conduct of one officer to “tarnish the good work officers do here every day.”
Suspending McNeil for five days and his subsequent decision to take advantage of accrued time off saves the town, for now, from having to make the potentially litigious decision to fire him outright. Such a decision to fire officer Mark Thomas in February 2012 resulted in Thomas suing the town and Fowler earlier this year and seeking nearly $1 million compensation.
Thomas, 47, was fired on Feb. 3, 2012, after allegations against him arose in January 2011 during an investigation into now-retired Salisbury police Chief David L’Esperance. Thomas successfully appealed Town Manager Neil Harrington’s decision to fire him and was reinstated before the end of 2012.
Harrington could not be reached for comment in time for this report.
The drug dealer, Rachel DiGenova, was arrested in April after selling $90 worth of heroin to an undercover police officer at the Mobil on the Run parking lot. At the same time, police raided her Lena Mae Way home where she had been dealing drugs and arrested her boyfriend, Peter Moughan. Last month, DiGenova pleaded guilty to numerous drug charges and was sentenced to two years in jail with all but six months suspended for two years while on probation. Moughan also pleaded guilty to drug charges and was sentenced to a year in jail with all jail time suspended for 18 months while on probation.
The arrests of DiGenova and Moughan was the culmination of a lengthy investigation. Making matters more complicated was the relationship between DiGenova and McNeil, who had maintained contact during the investigation. A search of DiGenova’s cellphone after her arrest showed that the two were exchanging text messages.
“It was noticed during this research that there were over 100 text messages between her phone and the phone number Officer McNeil had listed as his phone number when the department needed to contact him,” Fowler’s report read.
This contact flew in the face of Fowler’s direct order, issued during an August 2013 meeting with McNeil, that he sever all ties to DiGenova. According to the report, McNeil had been reprimanded in December 2011 by then-police Chief Richard Merrill Jr., after he found out McNeil had been associating with DiGenova.
As a result of that incident and other questionable conduct, Fowler decided to bypass McNeil for promotion to sergeant and instead appointed officer Timothy Hunter. McNeil had at one point been named an acting sergeant.
Feeling Fowler’s decision was unfair, McNeil appealed the decision to the Civil Service bureau and was given a bypass hearing date of June 2013. It was at that June 2013 meeting that Fowler became suspicious that McNeil was continuing a relationship with DiGenova after McNeil brought her to the meeting as a character witness.
At the conclusion of his August 2013 meeting, “Officer McNeil acknowledged in writing, that I gave him a direct order not to associate with Rachael DiGenova or anyone else fitting the description of rule 4.05 of the Salisbury Police Department’s Rules and Regulations,” Fowler wrote in his report.
By March 2014, rumors began circulating within the department that McNeil and DiGenova were maintaining contact, a clear violation of Fowler’s order. It was around that time that DiGenova became the subject of an intense narcotics investigation. Upon the discovery of text messages from McNeil on DiGenova’s phone, Fowler placed McNeil on paid administrative leave, pending the completion of an internal investigation.
Just prior to Fowler’s decision, McNeil admitted he still texted DiGenova. At the conclusion of the meeting, Fowler ordered McNeil to provide him with his cellphone records from Jan. 1 to April 7, 2014.
“From the time period requested, there were no less than 594 documented text messages between Officer McNeil’s cellphone number and Rachael DiGenova’s cellphone number. Many of these conversations took place while Officer McNeil was on duty and some conversations spanned several

Four Suspended In Clay County Over False Arrests

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A northeast Florida sheriff has suspended two detectives and two supervisors for wrongfully arresting a Louisiana woman.
Clay County Sheriff Rick Beseler announced the suspensions Wednesday. He said his office will also be instituting new policies, including an arrest check list that deputies must fill out.
Earlier this year, the sheriff's office extradited 28-year-old Ashley Nicole Chiasson from Chalmette, Louisiana, and jailed her twice on separate charges. They eventually realized their mistake and arrested 31-year-old Ashley Odessa Chiasson last month.
Both detectives face 30-day suspensions. One supervisor will be out five days and the other seven. The Florida Times-Union reports that all suspensions are without pay, and all four men will be reassigned to patrol.
Officials say the mistakes included incorrect identification of Ashley Nicole Chiasson, not showing a photo lineup and not reviewing case evidence.
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Suitcase murder suspect resigned from police force after being accused of attempted rape

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (KTTC) -- Steven Zelich, the Wisconsin man charged with hiding the bodies of two women in suitcases, has a troubled past from while he was a police officer.
Back in 2001, when Zelich was still an officer for the West Allis Police Department, he was accused of attempted rape.   
Zelich resigned during that internal investigation. After his resignation, the West Allis Police Department stopped the investigation, and did not pursue criminal charges or pass the case onto the district attorney's office.
Zelich is accused of hiding the bodies of Jenny Gamez from Oregon, and Laura Simonson of Farmington. Their bodies were found in early June on the side of a highway in Walworth County, Wisconsin. An investigation led authorities to the Microtel Inn & Suites in Rochester where they believe Simonson was killed.   
Zelich could also be facing murder charges in this

NYPD officer charged with attempted murder, DWI in suburban shooting

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. –  A New York City policeman was indicted Thursday on charges of attempted murder, assault and drunken driving in the apparently random off-duty shooting of a man in the suburbs.
The Westchester County district attorney said Officer Brendan Cronin parked his car at an intersection in Pelham on April 29, just before midnight. He then approached a car that was stopped at a traffic light and allegedly fired about 14 shots, hitting the passenger six times.
The victim said he didn't know Cronin and police said they found no link between the two.
Cronin, who lives in Yonkers, drove off after the shooting but was pulled over by Pelham police. They said Cronin continued to wave his gun out of his car's window after being pulled over.
Cronin refused to take a Breathalyzer test when he was arrested, and he was originally charged only with assault. But the district attorney's office said Thursday that investigators determined he had been operating his vehicle "in an intoxicated condition."
A call to Cronin's lawyer, Pierre Sussman, was not immediately returned.
A lawyer for the shooting victim said this week that Cronin had been out drinking with fellow officers before the shooting. New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton said after the shooting that he was concerned by recent reports of officers drinking inappropriately.
Cronin, who worked in the Bronx, was suspended when he was arrested.
The victim, Joseph Felice, was hit in the chest, back, arm and shoulder, the district attorney said. The driver next to him, Robert Borrelli, was not hit. Both have served notice that they plan to sue New York City and Bratton as well as Cronin and any officers who were drinking with him.
Felice said Thursday that the indictment was encouraging but "only the beginning" because he wants to see Cronin imprisoned.
Borelli said he was pleased "that the grand jury recognized Officer Cronin's clear intent to kill."
If convicted of murder, Cronin could be sentenced to up to 25 years in prison.

Former Cop Arrested in Romeoville on Child Porn Charges

Miguel Luna is a former Blue Island police officer and camp leader with the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
A 63-year-old Romeoville man was arrested on child porn charges after a search warrant was executed at his 506 N. Frieh Drive home, the Will County State's Attorney's Office announced.

Miguel Luna was arrested Wednesday with assistance from the Romeoville Police Department following an investigation by the High Technology Crimes Unit, State's Attorney's Office spokesman Chuck Pelkie said.

Pelkie said Luna previously worked as a part-time police officer for the Blue Island Police Department, and is a camp leader with Pathfinders, which is part of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. The organization is involved with the cultural, social and religious education of children and adolescents between the ages of 10 and 15, according to Pelkie, who said he did not know how recently Luna worked as a police officer.

Luna is charged with one count of dissemination of child porn, a class X felony that carries a sentence of six to 30 years in prison if he's convicted, without the possibility of probation as a sentencing option. He is also charged with two counts of possession of child porn, a class 2 felony punishable by three to seven years if convicted.

Luna appeared in court Thursday afternoon, where his bond was set at $50,000; he would have to post 10 percent to be released. As a condition of his bond, Luna cannot have unsupervised contact with anyone under 18, and he must surrender his passport. He is scheduled to appear in court next for a preliminary hearing or arraignment at 9 a.m. July 24.
Detectives with the High Technology Crimes Unit executed a search warrant and seized Luna’s computer as part of the investigation, which is ongoing, Pelkie said. 
Anyone who has information pertaining to Miguel Luna is asked to contact the High Technology Crimes Unit at (815) 727-8453.
State’s Attorney James Glasgow established the unit in February 2012 to track and arrest individuals who trade child pornography over the Internet. 
“The High Technology Crimes Unit has launched investigations that have resulted in the arrest and charging of more than 40 individuals suspected of trading child pornography or soliciting children over the Internet,” Glasgow said in a press release Thursday. “Our goal is to stop the production and dissemination of child pornography and halt the exploitation of our children.”

Supreme court rules on suspended officer

By Jennifer Quinn
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI)- The Pawtucket Police Department is getting a second chance to hold a new hearing on a suspended police officer.
The Rhode Island Supreme Court overturned a ruling by a lower court, which allows the city to hold a hearing on Nicholas Laprade.
Laprade was arrested in 2010 for exposing himself to two women while driving off-duty.
He has been suspended without pay since his arrest.
The city estimates it has spent more than $323,000 on his salary and benefits since August.

DA asks for emergency hearing in case of former officer charged with sex abuse

LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The Limestone County District Attorney filed a motion for an emergency hearing in the case against a former police officer charged with sex crimes against several victims.

William Watson, a former officer with the Madison Police Department, is charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse against victims under the age of 12.

District Attorney Brian Jones said it concerns conditions surrounding the terms of Watson’s release on bond as he awaits trial.

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office charged Watson with one count of sexual abuse in the Summer of 2012 while he was still with the Madison Police Department. He resigned, then in January 2013, more charges came down.

The motion filed by the DA asks the court for the emergency hearing as soon as possible. It says, based on new information, prosecutors believe it is necessary to add additional conditions to Watson’s release.

Watson is free on $300,000 bond. His trial is scheduled to start August 25.

Wilkinsburg settles suit alleging a false arrest

Wilkinsburg has agreed to pay $135,000 to settle a resident's claims that she was improperly arrested, falsely imprisoned and denied due process, according to documents released last week.
Kate Luxemburg, chair of the Wilkinsburg Redevelopment Authority, in 2012 sued the borough, police Chief Ophelia Coleman and two officers. She contended that a July 2011 arrest for theft, criminal conspiracy, criminal trespass, burglary and criminal mischief -- all charges that were eventually dropped -- was driven by her support of a district judge candidate and pursuit of a redevelopment grant.
Ms. Luxemburg, 68, claimed that the authority she leads was considering taking possession of an abandoned house for redevelopment purposes, when a man asked her if he could remove items for salvage. Though Ms. Luxemburg did not give him permission, according to her complaint, he removed items anyway, and police arrested her, claiming publicly that she led a burglary ring.
Ms. Luxemburg said Saturday that her authority was on the verge of securing a grant from Allegheny County when the arrest negated the effort. She said Wilkinsburg officials favored a different development group.
In the settlement agreement, Wilkinsburg denied any wrongdoing.

Ex-Cop Stiles Has Rape Trial Delayed

FAYETTEVILLE -- The trial of a former Fayetteville police officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman he took home from a downtown nightclub and raping a police department dispatcher was delayed Monday.
Jamison Stiles, 31, is charged with one count of rape, two counts of second-degree sexual assault, two counts of residential burglary and one count of releasing or disclosing information to an unauthorized person. All the charges are felonies.
Stiles pleaded not guilty to the charges in February. He was set for trial Monday before Washington County Judge Mark Lindsay. Stiles now has three trial dates: Aug. 7, Aug. 18 and Aug. 25.
Stiles was fired Dec. 16 from the Police Department after he failed to cooperate with detectives in their investigation -- a requirement for an officer.

Rome police officer accused of raping woman

By WKTV News
 (WKTV) - A Rome police officer has been charged with rape, according to the Rome Police Department.
Jason A. Paul, 32, is charged with rape. He was arrested early Monday morning.
According to officials, Paul allegedly had sex with an adult woman without her consent early Sunday morning in Rome.
Paul has been arraigned in Rome City Court. He has been suspended without pay from duty.

Columbus police officer and wife arrested, charged with simple battery

By Christina Kleehammer -

Arrest reports from the Columbus Police Department confirm a Columbus police officer and his wife have been arrested and charged with simple battery.
Sgt. Craig Haggas, 53, and his wife, 26-year-old Whitney Compton-Haggas, voluntarily surrendered themselves on Friday, June 27, at 1 p.m. on outstanding warrants that were issued the day before.  
The charges are misdemeanor, and the report indicates family violence as a factor in the arrest.
Haggas is a 20 year veteran with CPD who previously worked with the Sex Crimes Unit, and recently began working in the Financial Crimes Unit. 
Both defendants are out on $1,000 bond. Their cases will be heard in state court.