Judge Acquits Newburgh Heights Cops Accused Of Going Taser Crazy - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Judge Acquits Newburgh Heights Cops Accused Of Going Taser Crazy

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - New developments in the felonious assault case against two Newburgh Heights cops.

Judge Brendan Sheehan did a judicial acquittal for Newburgh Heights Officers Joseph Szelenyi and Bobby Hoover.

Szelenyi and Hoover were accused of holding a Cleveland woman captive for hours at their police station and torturing her with a taser, an electroshock weapon that temporarily incapacitates its target.

The victim took the stand yesterday and was apparently terrible so the defense attorneys asked the case to be thrown out.

The officers will, however, be back in court next Tuesday to stand trial on other charges from a completely separate victim.

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