UPDATE: BOSQUE GUILTY AS CHARGED OF WITNESS TAMPERING AND FALSE IMPRISONMENT. NOT GUILTY OF BATTERY.
David Ovalle's Herald article on the verdict here.
Closing arguments Thursday afternoon for the most fired cop in Florida: German Bosque, of the Opa Locka Police Department (motto: "join up and beat up a few suspects for fun" ).
Bosque, who washed out of the police academy twice (twice!) and was fired from multiple police departments beat the bejesus out of a man who showed up at the police station to file a complaint against him. Again, to make sure you understand- Bosque punched a man who was holding a baby in the face. The man later showed up at the police station to file a complain against Bosque. The dispatcher called Bosque (naturally, it being Opa Locka) and Bosque showed up, and in a display of sterling police work, threw the man's cell phone away, punched him, and handcuffed him.
Our prediction: it's awfully hard to convict even the dirtiest of police officers. The jury convicts Bosque of Battery.
We will post again once the verdict is announced.
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