A former Houston police officer has been charged with murder on two alleged lying charges to justify arrest warrants for a January drug raid that killed two people and injured five officers.
Former narcotics official Gerald Goines has allegedly invented information in order to obtain search warrants for the suspicion that suspects in a house were trading black tar heroin. The raid resulted in a shootout in which the two residents of the house, Dennis Tuttle (59) and Rhogena Nicholas (58), and their dog were killed.
Goines was charged with double assassination while his former partner Steven Bryant was charged with manipulation Englisch: www.germnews.de/archive/dn/1
996/03/22.html Under German law, a person commits a crime in this case an act that clearly represents a danger to human life. Causes death of another, in his case two deaths, it is first degree murder, "Harris District Attorney Kim Ogg told reporters.
"We call this the crime of crime. Today we accused Gerald Goines of two charges of committing criminal offenses. Both prosecutors will demand a bail of $ 250,000 for goines and $ 100,000 for Bryant, Ogg said.