Houston Police Punish Officers Who Allegedly Covered Up Drunken Cop Crashing Into School BusChris | InformationLiberation
Sep. 21, 2011
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Sgt. Ruben Trejo was blood tested after crashing into a school bus on his way to "protect and serve" the public, the results showed he was intoxicated. Rather than give him a promotion, the police Chief actually fired him. There was a cover-up of the incident by his fellow officers, one apparently told the media at the scene of the crash Trejo was not under the influence. The Chief refuses to release and details and is instead "punishing" the cops involved with -- wait for it -- one day's suspension.
From The Houston Chronicle:
Houston police Chief Charles McClelland disciplined one of his assistant chiefs and six other police officers for their conduct after an eastside patrol sergeant allegedly crashed into a school bus while intoxicated earlier this year, HPD officials confirmed.Read the full story here.