NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Federal prosecutors tried to convince three judges at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to not give five former NOPD officers a new trial and restore their convictions Wednesday. 258 more words
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Six days after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans police officers responded to a report of alleged gunfire at Danziger Bridge. Sgt. Kenneth Bowen, Sgt. Robert Gisevius, Officer Anthony Villavaso, Officer Robert Faulcon, and others, arrived at the scene in a Budget rental truck. 207 more words
The Holder DOJ stopped at nothing to convict five New Orleans police officers.
Hans A. von Spakovsky reports: In a shocking case of “grotesque” misconduct by federal prosecutors, a federal judge in Louisiana has ordered a new trial for five New Orleans police officers convicted for a shooting on the Danziger Bridge on September 4, 2005 — in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina — and for a subsequent cover-up. 906 more words