Former Aurora Officer Acquitted of Assault Charges After Controversial 2021 Arrest

A former officer in Aurora, Colorado, has been acquitted by a jury on multiple counts, including assault and official misconduct in connection with a violent 2021 arrest. John Haubert, the former Aurora officer, had faced charges relating to the arrest. The acquittal comes after a trial that captured significant attention. The trial centered around the actions of Haubert during the arrest in 2021. Haubert was accused of assaulting the individual being arrested and engaging in official misconduct. The arrest in question was described as violent, raising concerns about excessive use of force and police accountability … Read more

Florence Man Acquitted of Child Rape Charges in Hampshire County Court: Supporters Celebrate His Freedom

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – A Florence man accused of child rape and related offenses was acquitted on all counts after a week-long trial at Hampshire Superior Court. Scott Duseau, 52, was embraced by his supporters and family members outside the court following the verdict. Duseau had been free on bail and conditions since his arrest in October 2022 on charges of rape and indecent assault and battery on a child under 14. David Mintz, Duseau’s attorney, expressed his satisfaction with the outcome, stating that Duseau’s life had been greatly affected by these charges and that he … Read more

Cambodian Wildlife Official Acquitted in Controversial Monkey-Smuggling Case by US Court

MIAMI – In a surprising turn of events, the director of the Forestry Administration’s Wildlife and Biodiversity Department in Cambodia has been acquitted by the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Kry Masphal was previously detained in 2022 following a five-year investigation into an alleged monkey-smuggling ring. The Cambodian government consistently denied Masphal’s guilt throughout the proceedings. “This acquittal is a testament to the fair judgment of the US court, and it reinforces the commitment of Cambodian officials to upholding laws and international conventions,” stated Im Rachna, spokesperson for the Ministry Agriculture, … Read more

State Trooper Acquitted in the Controversial Death of Mubarak Soulemane: Jury Delivers Not Guilty Verdict

WATERBURY, Conn. — A jury in Waterbury, Connecticut has found State Trooper Brian North not guilty in the death of Mubarak Soulemane. The verdict was delivered on Friday, following a trial that lasted several weeks. The incident occurred on January 15, 2020, when Trooper North responded to a report of an attempted carjacking in West Haven. Soulemane, a 19-year-old, African American, was the suspect. After a brief pursuit, North stopped Soulemane’s car in New Haven. Video footage from the trooper’s body camera shows a confrontation between them, ultimately leading to North shooting Soulemane. During the … Read more