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Posted on 02/16/2019 7:23:20 AM PST by Ol' Dan Tucker
Houston cop 'lied about drug dealing so officers could storm home' sparking a shootout which left a couple dead and five officers wounded
The Houston officer who led a deadly raid in which a couple were killed and five cops were injured lied to get a search warrant, according to the city's police chief.
Lead investigator Gerald Goines alleged an informant bought heroin at the house of Dennis Tuttle, 59, and Rhogena Nicholas, 58, the day before the January 28 raid. The informant had also allegedly seen a handgun in the home.
But according to an affidavit filed as part of the ongoing investigation into the raid and made public Friday, the informant told investigators he or she had not bought any drugs at the home and had not been involved in any work leading up to the raid.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
'We have 5,200 officers and I would ask that nobody paint our department with a broad brush. This is not indicative of the greater work that goes on here,' Acevedo said.
Uh-huh. Sure thing.
And THAT is why “there isn’t any video of the raid”.
WHO threw all the video away..?
The whole dept. should be broad brushed into patrolling on foot.
It should hurt, they won’t learn if it doesn’t.
It should hurt a WHOLE LOT.
I was going to post this so glad to see you did.
Bottom line, HPD executed 2 people. Chief Acevedo has a lot to answer for.
There was premeditation.
If that’s true, then full responsibility for the murders, and life in prison.
This casts light on what happened, but not on “why.”
Did Goines gave a personal issue with this couple? Or, is this just the way he did business over the last 30 years when he needed to boost his arrest numbers?
The criminal act of the officer lead to the death of two people and the wounding of more.... officer should get life without the possibly of parole
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Not this time sucker!!
‘We have 5,200 officers and I would ask that nobody paint our department with a broad brush. This is not indicative of the greater work that goes on here,’ Acevedo said.
“Uh-huh. Sure thing”.
Yep, all cops are murdering, lying, evil POS and should be tortured then eliminated en masse...........(s)
No surprise. I’ve never heard of a 59 year old druggie with no rap sheet before. The whole case stank from the start.
What’s the motive?
IF the chief is telling the truth, and IF the paper is reporting properly, the top of the indictment should be for two counts of first degree murder. Maybe a count of animal cruelty, some perjury, burglary, official oppression (or whatever the Texas equivalent is).
Nice platitudes, now close ranks and protect the murderer among you.
We only have bad cops because so-called good cops shield and enable them.
KNOCK IT OFF!
No, he should get the death penalty.
Sounds like it was a Training Day.
In this day, I presume they are lying if they don't have video. The lack of video in this case pretty much establishes premeditated murder.
Not just premeditation, but also conspiracy.
But speaking Friday Acevedo said Goines has now been suspended. Another officer involved in the drug raid had previously been suspended.
Acevedo said authorities will conduct an extensive internal review of Goines' prior cases as well as other cases by the agency's narcotics division.
I'm sure this investigation will lead nowhere. I would imagine they will find that this is the very first time in his "distinguished" 30-year career where he lied to obtain a warrant.
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