Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Friday, May 24, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Way Harsh

RICHMOND, Va. — A former officer claims the Petersburg (Va.) Bureau of Police fired him on a bogus claim of "moral turpitude" because he ate "one piece of abandoned and valueless candy found on the floor" of a house he was searching as part of a criminal prosecution, in Federal Court.

Categories / Uncategorized

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.