Conviction upheld for cop who compelled teen's false robbery confession
The Ohio Supreme Court today ruled that police officers are not exempt from prosecution under the state’s witness intimidation law.
In a 6-1 decision, the court upheld the 2010 conviction of a former Cincinnati police officer Julian Steele for intimidating a teenage boy into making a false confession for several robberies by threatening to jail his mother and remove his siblings from their home.
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