Archive | February, 2014

Newman civil rights violations lawsuit goes to jury

February 3, 2014


A jury is now deliberating the federal civil rights violations of Derrick Newman against two Beaumont police officers (one now retired) he accuses of using excessive force against him during an August 2007 traffic stop.

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Burke and Guedry defend their actions in Newman civil trial

February 1, 2014


During a trial that had already seen a fair share of dramatics, arguably the most scorching moment came Friday when former Beaumont police officer David Todd Burke neared the end of heated cross-examination by plaintiff’s attorney Langston Adams.

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