Regional Juvenile Detention Center Supervisor Sentenced to Six Months in Jail For Groping Female Inmate

A former supervisor at the Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Casper will serve six months in jail followed five years of probation after admitting that he groped a female inmate while he was working. District Judge Thomas Sullins sentenced John R. Gallagher Friday morning in Natrona County District Court. Gallagher pleaded guilty in August to … Read more

Judge Calls Toronto Cop Who Ate Cannabis Chocolate on Duty a ‘Complete Idiot’

A Toronto police officer who ate a marijuana-laced chocolate bar seized in a pot shop raid has pleaded guilty to attempting to obstruct justice. Const. Vittorio Dominelli says he is remorseful and ashamed of his actions on the evening of Jan. 27. Justice Mary Misener says Dominelli is a “complete idiot” for tampering with evidence. … Read more

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Arrested in Theft Case

MURFREESBORO, Tenn – A former sheriff’s lieutenant in Rutherford County has been arrested after he was indicted on allegations of theft and misconduct. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Jason Mathis was arrested Thursday after he was indicted on one count of theft and one count of official misconduct. TBI agents began investigating Mathis back … Read more

Sessions, in Last-Minute Act, Sharply Limits Use of Consent Decrees to Curb Police Abuses

WASHINGTON — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions has drastically limited the ability of federal law enforcement officials to use court-enforced agreements to overhaul local police departments accused of abuses and civil rights violations, the Justice Department announced on Thursday. In a major last-minute act, Mr. Sessions signed a memorandum on Wednesday before President Trump fired … Read more

Jury Decides on 25 Years in Prison For Husband of Sheriff’s Deputy Convicted in Strangulation Death

A Harris County jury Wednesday agreed on a 25-year prison sentence for Terry Bryan Thompson, the husband of a county deputy who last year fatally choked a young Houston father outside a Crosby-area Denny’s restaurant. The high profile murder case triggered street protests and charges of police favoritism after video showed Thompson, with help from … Read more

Edmond Police Officer, Accused of Running Steroid Ring, Pleads Guilty to Manufacturing, Money Laundering

OKLAHOMA CITY – A former Edmond police officer facing federal drug trafficking and international money laundering charges in connection to an investigation alleging he ran an illegal steroid trafficking ring out of his Edmond home and business fronts pleaded guilty on Tuesday. Christopher Caplinger, 55, a retired Edmond police officer, was indicted by a federal … Read more