Mistrial declared in Galveston girl's...

Mistrial declared in Galveston girl's alleged assault on police officer

There are 8 comments on the KHOU-TV Houston story from Feb 10, 2009, titled Mistrial declared in Galveston girl's alleged assault on police officer. In it, KHOU-TV Houston reports that:

A deadlocked jury failed to reach a verdict Monday in the case of a girl accused of assaulting a police officer after officers allegedly mistook her for a prostitute.

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DJJ

Houston, TX

#1 Feb 10, 2009
How do you mistake someone for a prostitute ?
BOI

AOL

#2 Feb 10, 2009
"How do you mistake someone for a prostitute?"

Pit bulls. Who can blame them?

Police. They are trained to be military. Who can blame them. Robocops, skin-heads.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#3 Feb 10, 2009
Everything about Texas is ridiculous. Most of the people in that state are fine folks. But Texas justice is third world and that's being nice. They prosecute these cases to try and get a conviction and lessen their odds of losing a civil case. A 12 year old beating on three big cops? at least they didn't empty their firearms into her like they normally do (must have been witneses)
DJJ

Houston, TX

#4 Feb 11, 2009
Just a way of reducing state court cost.
ALRNet

Norwich, CT

#5 Feb 11, 2009
I am a part of the media and I find this case disgusting. Our news network will request an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.

We will likely make a criminal complaint.

Why hasn't the mainstream media covered this story?
DJJ

Houston, TX

#6 Feb 12, 2009
Next case please........
Ed C

Baytown, TX

#7 Feb 26, 2009
I was aressted in Galveston county for trespassing when, as a customer of a store I was trying to get a refund. League city Police officers made up charges and would not hear my side of the story.
This happened in June of last year and they just keep postponing and there have been three prosecutors,no evidence of charges.
Eric

Lockhart, TX

#10 Mar 10, 2013
It's about time someone locks up some galveston county cops and throws away the key

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