Sunday, January 30, 2011

Police trial ends in mixed verdict

Convictions come for 2 ex-officers in trial linked to feds’ probe of alien’s death. Third is acquitted.

By Matt Hughes, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
January 28, 2011

WILKES-BARRE – Following two days of deliberations, a federal jury returned a mixed verdict in the trial of three former Shenandoah police officers charged with obstructing an FBI investigation.

The jury Thursday afternoon found former Shenandoah Police Chief Matthew R. Nestor guilty of one count of submitting false records and Lt. William Moyer guilty of making false statements to the FBI. Nestor’s conviction for falsifying police reports carries a penalty of up to 20 years in prison, while Moyer’s charge carries a penalty of up to five years. [...]

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See also:
Did Hate Speech Lead to Murder of Mexican Immigrant?
U.S. Refugee in Mexico/Refugiada Estadounidense en México

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