Friday, October 08, 2004

More good fun.

DC cop convicted

A D.C. police officer was sentenced yesterday to six months in jail for helping to buy PCP for a woman who later was found dead... So far this year, 26 D.C. officers have been arrested, one of them twice, according to Gentile, who said privacy rules prevented him from providing the names of the officers and the charges against them.

Juvenile Worker Charged

A worker at Maryland's new juvenile detention center in Baltimore faces charges stemming from an alleged assault on a 15-year-old resident, court records show, underscoring growing concerns about the safety of children held at the pretrial facility.

Roslyn DeShields, 40, is to appear in Baltimore Circuit Court this month to answer charges of custodial child abuse and second-degree assault. A police affidavit alleges that she struck the boy "one time in the face with her hand" as he was being held against a window by another staff member, resulting in "a small welt and swelling under [the boy's] right eye."

Death Row Inmate No More, Texan Walks Free to a New Life

Hartford Boy, 12, Charged in Death of Friend

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