DA drops charges after violent arrest of man beaten on roadway

A police violence incident in Hamilton County, Tenn., pits DA Neal Pinkston and Sheriff Jim Hammond, who accuses Mr. Pinkston of interfering with his department’s arrest of Reginald Arrington Jr., an Ohio visitor to the county siezed on foot. By David Tulis / NoogaRadio 92.7 FM Mr. Pinkston says in a press release Tuesday he dropped charges of resisting arrest, simple assault on police, criminal impersonation, pedestrian in roadway and four counts of aggravated assault on police. Due process violations give grounds for dismissal of criminal counts. Sheriff Hammond is under transportation administrative notice about the limits in Title 55, … Continue reading DA drops charges after violent arrest of man beaten on roadway