An Austin police officer is now jobless after using excessive force during an October 2017 arrest, according to media reports.
Robert Mathis and another officer were near Georgian Drive and Powell Lane on Austin’s north side Oct. 6 when they spotted a known female prostitute talking with a potential john, according to the Austin American–Statesman.
The two officers approached the john’s vehicle and let him off with a warning before confronting the prostitute, the newspaper reported.
A now-retired cop in Chicago sexually abused a woman inside a police station, department officials announced Thursday.
Michael Clifton, 59, was arrested Wednesday after an extensive investigation by the department’s Internal Affairs unit found that he sexually abused a 35-year-old woman while on-duty inside the Calumet District police station in September 2016, department officials said.
A Florida man was arrested this weekend after fleeing a traffic stop, then later coming back to taunt officers and do doughnuts on his four-wheeler, according to the Walton County Sheriff’s Office.
Aaron Clark, 24, was charged with fleeing, attempting to elude and reckless driving after he ran away from a traffic stop Saturday night, deputies said.
Texas has executed a death row inmate 13 years after he murdered a pregnant prostitute then stuffed her body in a suitcase and tossed her in a landfill.
Rosendo Rodriguez III, 38, was executed at the Huntsville unit on Tuesday night.
Man Accused Of Murdering Sex Worker In Baton Rouge Motel.
Police in Tennessee say a convenience store clerk has been charged in the fatal shooting of a suspected shoplifter whose body was found near the store.
The Commercial Appeal reports Memphis police charged 28-year-old Anwar Ghazali with first-degree murder on Saturday.