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Tue May 15, 2018, 06:06 PM

3 North Carolina officers charged with beating suspect

Source: Associated Press

3 North Carolina officers charged with beating suspect
By JONATHAN DREW, ASSOCIATED PRESS RALEIGH, N.C. May 15, 2018, 6:34 PM ET

Authorities say three North Carolina law enforcement officers have been indicted on criminal charges in the beating of a pedestrian.

A Wake County grand jury issued the indictments Tuesday against two state troopers and a deputy sheriff.

The Highway Patrol says troopers Michael G. Blake and Tabithia L. Davis have been charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and willfully failing to discharge duties.

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The deputy and troopers were involved in the arrest of Kyron Hinton in Raleigh on April 3. Hinton said at a news conference Tuesday that he needs to have surgery on his eye because of the beating.

Read more: https://www.chron.com/news/crime/article/3-North-Carolina-officers-charged-with-beating-12917250.php



Kyron Dwain Hinton discusses indictments of three cops accusing them of beating and injuring him
Three NC officers indicted in beating of Raleigh man, who was also bitten by police dog
BY ANNE BLYTHE AND RICHARD STRADLING

ablythe@newsobserver.com

rstradling@newsobserver.com


May 15, 2018 03:36 PM

Updated 16 minutes ago

RALEIGH
A Wake County grand jury handed up indictments Tuesday against three law enforcement officers, accusing them of beating and injuring a Raleigh man with flashlights and a police dog.

The incident happened April 3 in East Raleigh when Kyron Dwain Hinton, 29, was crossing the street on foot at North Raleigh Boulevard and Yonkers Road. Hinton has said he left a sweepstakes parlor around 10:30 that night and was headed to downtown Raleigh when police stopped him.

More:
http://www.islandpacket.com/news/state/north-carolina/article211184779.html

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Tue May 15, 2018, 07:22 PM

1. Who do people of color call if they feel threatened?

What a crappy world.

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