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Mon Jun 15, 2020, 05:07 PM

Judge denies York DA's motion to drop case against ex-cop who shot man in leg [View all]

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Source: The York Dispatch (PA)

A York County judge has denied District Attorney Dave Sunday's motion to drop the simple assault case against former Southwestern Regional police officer Stu Harrison, who shot a handcuffed man sitting in the back of a police cruiser.

Common Pleas Judge Maria Musti Cook noted during Monday's hearing that she "had a number of concerns" about the prosecution's motion to nol pros, meaning dismiss, the charge against Harrison.

Cases are generally nol prossed because the evidence in them doesn't support convictions, she noted.

"We did not find this to be a case of insufficient evidence," Cook said. "We find that the purpose of nol pros has not been met."

Read more: https://www.yorkdispatch.com/story/news/crime/2020/06/15/judge-denies-york-das-motion-drop-case-against-ex-cop-who-shot-man-leg/3190590001/



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