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  • Lawsuit is another black eye for gutted Sorrento PD Play Video

    August 12, 2014 10:08 PM

    SORRENTO - The town is being sued after an accident involving one of its police officers. Last September, officer James Bell was involved in an accident on Airline Highway inside town limits. The crash happened before the force was dropped by its insurance provider and before the town council... more »
  • Ex-cop exchanges fire with Calif. authorities

    February 12, 2013 3:55 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Authorities in Southern California said a fugitive ex-LAPD officer barricaded himself in a a cabin in the San Bernardino mountains and exchanged fire with police searching for him. Two officers were wounded in the exchange and airlifted to nearby hospitals, according to authorities. A law... more »
  • Jurors hear defendant's statement on Taser death

    October 22, 2010 4:15 AM

    Jurors in the manslaughter trial of ex-cop Scott Nugent have heard the statement made to investigators after a prisoner in his custody was repeatedly shocked and later died. Winn Parish District Attorney Chris Nevils told a jury that the 24-year-old officer used excessive force when he shocked Baron Pikes nine... more »
  • Taser death trial rescheduled

    February 1, 2010 3:38 PM

    A judge has agreed to postpone a trial for a former Louisiana police officer accused of repeatedly jolting a handcuffed man with a stun gun before he died. A trial for former Winnfield police officer Scott Nugent on manslaughter and malfeasance in office charges was scheduled to start Feb.... more »

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