Category: Acquittals

Stalking Away The First Amendment: Part 1

Stalking Away The First Amendment: Part 1

  Homestead Police Department (HPD) has silenced the First Amendment with false stalking charges and restraining orders. Their abuses leading to two of my three false arrest, and to me being served with four frivolous restraining orders. Sadly, such abuses are not limited t ...
Freddie Gray Trial: Baltimore Cop Caesar Goodson Not Guilty on All Charges

Freddie Gray Trial: Baltimore Cop Caesar Goodson Not Guilty on All Charges

Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams announced that Baltimore city police officer Caesar Goodson is not guilty for killing Freddie Gray. Gray's last moments were recorded in a dramatic video showing him alive and well by neighbor Kevin Moore at the Gilmour Homes in western Baltimore ...
Fort Lauderdale Cop who Slapped Homeless Man on Video Acquitted of Battery Charges Despite Assault Being Recorded

Fort Lauderdale Cop who Slapped Homeless Man on Video Acquitted of Battery Charges Despite Assault Being Recorded

A Fort Lauderdale police officer who slapped a homeless man who had been sleeping on a bench at a bus terminal in downtown Fort Lauderdale was acquitted Wednesday by a jury of the charges despite the assault being recorded by a bystander. Victor Ramirez, 25, was facing three misdemean ...
Maryland Man in Viral Video Breastfeeding Incident Reverses Conviction on Appeal but Deputies Still Won’t Return Phone

Maryland Man in Viral Video Breastfeeding Incident Reverses Conviction on Appeal but Deputies Still Won’t Return Phone

A Maryland man convicted by a judge last year on questionable charges after a sheriff's deputy accused his girlfriend of breastfeeding their unrestrained baby in the passengers's seat as he pulled into a gas station had the conviction reversed on appeal last month after taking the case b ...
Montana Deputies Cleared in Shooting Showing Driver Veering Away from Them

Montana Deputies Cleared in Shooting Showing Driver Veering Away from Them

Two Montana deputies said they were in fear for their lives when they opened fire on a stolen SUV, killing the man inside. However, a dash cam video shows the SUV veered left as if to avoid striking them. It also shows the two Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputies walking towards t ...
Pittsburgh Cop Caught on Camera Beating Teen Acquitted After Judge Claims Teen Was Aggressor

Pittsburgh Cop Caught on Camera Beating Teen Acquitted After Judge Claims Teen Was Aggressor

The assault was caught on camera, a Pittsburgh cop shoving a teen down to the ground twice, then punching him a few times before handcuffing him, which led to criminal charges against Sergeant Stephen Matakovich last year. All because the 19-year-old man would not leave the outside of ...
LAPD Cop Acquitted on Felony Charges for Beating Man with Baton

LAPD Cop Acquitted on Felony Charges for Beating Man with Baton

A Los Angeles police officer was found not guilty for repeatedly bashing a man over the head with his baton while trying to arrest him. Jonathan Lai was acquitted Monday of one felony count of assault by a police officer and another felony count of assault with a deadly weapon, accord ...
Former NFL Wide Receiver and Florida Deputy Acquitted in Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Case

Former NFL Wide Receiver and Florida Deputy Acquitted in Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Case

A former NFL star, who then became a deputy for Osceola County in Orlando, Florida was acquitted on Saturday by a federal jury on charges of stealing people’s identities and over $500,000 in false income tax returns. Titus Dixon, 49, who was a wide receiver for both the National Footb ...
Delaware Cop Acquitted for Kicking Man in Face as City Agrees to Settlement with Suspect

Delaware Cop Acquitted for Kicking Man in Face as City Agrees to Settlement with Suspect

After 16 hours of deliberation, a jury acquitted a Delaware cop on Tuesday for kicking a suspect full force in the head, causing his jaw to shatter. Dover police officer Thomas Webster IV was acquitted of felony assault and misdemeanor assault charges after deliberations spanned three ...