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Grand Jury Backs Murder Charges
Against Houston Cop Who Lied
to Justify a Deadly Drug Raid

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Posted By: zoidberg, 1/16/2020 11:16:45 AM

"Because officers lied, people died," Harris County, Texas, District Attorney Kim Ogg said today at a press conference where she announced a grand jury indictment of two former Houston narcotics officers who were involved in a January 2019 drug raid that killed a middle-aged couple in their home. The indictment confirms the state charges filed last August against Gerald Goines, who is accused of lying to obtain the warrant for the raid, and Steven Bryant, who is accused of subsequently backing up Goines' false portrayal of Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas as dangerous heroin dealers.

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What the Drug War hath wrought.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: jasonB 1/16/2020 11:51:07 AM (No. 290168)
Just a couple of dirty cops. Hopefully they are fully embraced by their new roomies. Good to see that lying to a judge and falsifying evidence to get warrants can still get a 'lawman' in trouble.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: beancounter 1/16/2020 12:05:27 PM (No. 290177)
So, just like what Comey, McCabe et. al. did except this time there are consequences.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: spacer 1/16/2020 12:08:32 PM (No. 290178)
OP...if society gives up the "war" on illegal drugs the homeless shelters,churches and vagrant filled camp jungles, will multiply 10 fold. The next generation of youths will be blitz with lying nirvana by the monied legal gangs of drug pushers.Just for starters.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: jacksin5 1/16/2020 12:15:35 PM (No. 290187)
Given the fact that they were LEO's, the Death Penalty should be applied.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JediJerry 1/16/2020 12:40:47 PM (No. 290207)
Crooked killer cops who land in prison will suffer jailhouse justice sooner or later.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry 1/16/2020 1:10:09 PM (No. 290246)
I am acquainted with a member of one of the victims' family. The actual incident was more horrific than the brief description given in the article. If found guilty this pair deserve the max.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: 4Justice 1/16/2020 2:49:39 PM (No. 290334)
I totally disagree #3. Education is needed to slow down demand. But we are spinning our wheels and enriching mobsters like we did during Prohibition with this unwinnable war.
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