AFTER NEARLY a year of legal wrangling, a civil-rights case against two police officers and the city's top cop has been settled for $85,000.
A federal judge dismissed the case, filed in March 2014 by Rodney Handy Jr. against Officers Shane Darden and Timothy Taylor and Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey over Handy's arrest in 2012, court records show.
A Texas Grand Jury failed to indict a cannabis grower over the death of a police SWAT team officer, after his defense successfully argued that he believed he was being burgled during a police raid.
Burleson County Sgt. Adam Sowders was shot dead in the early hours of December 19th, 2013, by Henry Goedrich Magee, while executing a search warrant on the man’s home. Law enforcement claimed they believed Magee had large amounts of “marijuana” in his property, as well as illegal firearms.