Posts Tagged Law and order

Police officer accused of sex assaults on patrol

This Aug. 21, 2014 photo made available by the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office shows Daniel K. Holtzclaw. The 27-year-old Oklahoma City police officer was arrested Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 and is being held in lieu of $5 million bond after being accused of committing a series of sexual assaults against at least six women while on duty. (AP Photo/Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Residents of a neighborhood where an Oklahoma City officer is accused of sexually assaulting women say the allegations make them distrust police.

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Trooper who arrested NFL’s Sam Montgomery fired

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina state trooper who arrested NFL defensive lineman Sam Montgomery at a traffic stop last June has been fired, state officials said Friday.

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Trooper who arrested NFL’s Montgomery fired

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina state trooper who arrested NFL defensive lineman Sam Montgomery at a traffic stop last June has been fired.

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Police file charges against Steelers Bell, Blount

From left are Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell, in a July 30, 2014, file photo, and Steelers' LeGarrette Blount, in a Sept. 10, 2013, file photo, when he was with the New England Patriots. Police have filed marijuana possession charges against Bell and Blount following a traffic stop. Police in the Pittsburgh suburb of Ross Township say a motorcycle officer pulled over Bell’s Chevrolet Camaro when he smelled marijuana coming from it about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/File)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount told police they “pitched in” to buy a bag of marijuana with a female friend shortly before they were pulled over — and Bell acknowledged smoking some, though he told the officer who pulled them over he felt OK to drive, police said in court papers.

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Hernandez fiancee seeks perjury-charge dismissal

Defense attorney, Janice Bassil, center, hands still photos taken from surveillance video to chief court officer Ralph Tavares to be entered as evidence as Shayanna Jenkins, right, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, looks on during a hearing in Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Jenkins asked a judge Friday to throw out charges she lied to a grand jury investigating the killing of a man who was dating her sister. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, George Rizer, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for the fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez asked a judge Friday to throw out perjury charges, saying Shayanna Jenkins did not willfully lie as she was bombarded with 1,630 questions over two days before a grand jury.

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