Deja Vu: Another Trial Underway For Newburgh Heights Cops - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Deja Vu: Another Trial Underway For Newburgh Heights Cops

Posted by Web Staff - Email | Facebook | Twitter

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Another trial is now underway for two Newburgh Heights police officers.

Earlier this month, assault charges were dropped against Officers Joseph Szelenyi and Bobby Hoover.

Now, the men are on trial for abduction.

This, after one of the men's roommates reportedly swiped some goods. The roommate claims that while off-duty, but still dressed in uniform, the duo went to a bar, picked him up and threw him in their car.

The prosecution will continue to call witnesses today.

Last week, the charge of felonious assault was dropped against both officers in a separate case. The felonious assault charge stemmed from the repeated tasering of a drunken woman, Kim Bankhead.

©2009 WOIO. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly