7-Count Federal Indictment Returned Against Louisville Metro Police Department Officer

LOUISVILLE, KY – A federal grand jury has returned a seven count federal indictment against a former Louisville Metro Police Department officer. “No man is above the law,” U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman said during a press conference Wednesday. Kenneth Betts was charged with three counts of enticement, one count of attempted enticement, one count … Read more

Andrew Henderson, Whose Camera Was Seized as he Recorded Deputies, Sues Ramsey County

It’s been more than five years since Andrew Henderson had his camera seized by a Ramsey County deputy after Henderson refused to identify himself or stop recording law enforcement’s conduct outside his Little Canada apartment. He says he’s still reeling from it, though, and has now taken steps he says are aimed at ensuring no … Read more

St. Martinville Officer Found Guilty of Excessive Force, Obstruction and Conspiracy

The former St. Martinville Police Department officer was found guilty Monday on four felony counts, including a civil rights violation for using excessive force against an arrestee, and three counts of obstruction and conspiracy to cover up the incident, according to United States Attorney David C. Joseph. After five days of trial, the jury convicted … Read more

Berkeley County Deputy, School Officer Enters Plea Agreement in Sexting Case

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A former school resource officer and Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department deputy may have to register as a sex offender for life as part of a plea agreement. The Herald Mail reports Thomas Carroll, 44 of Martinsburg, worked at Musselman High School when allegations rose in December 2016 that he shared sexually explicit … Read more

Rockaway Township Police Officer Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison For Having Sex With Teen Girls While on Duty

A former Rockaway Township police officer who admitted to having sex with two teenage girls while on duty has been sentenced to six years in state prison, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday. Wilfredo Guzman, 45, of Rockaway Township, had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of official misconduct in May. The assaults occurred … Read more

Veteran Cop Forced Drug Dealer to Sell Cocaine For Him, Prosecutor Says

A 25-year veteran of the Newark Police Department has been jailed on allegations he forced a drug dealer to sell cocaine on his behalf, Essex County authorities said Monday. Investigators from the police department and the county prosecutor’s office discovered Officer Anthony L. Gibson, 50, had been giving the dealer $5,000 to buy cocaine and … Read more

WATCH: Jury Convicts Paterson Police Officer Jose Urena in Fatal Hit-and-Run Case

A Passaic County jury, after almost three days of deliberations, convicted police officer Jose Urena, Jr. in the fatal Temple Street hit-and-run that left Jaquill “Jake” Fields dead. Urena was found guilty of both counts — knowingly leaving the scene of a fatal vehicle accident and endangering an injured victim – on Monday afternoon. He … Read more