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Friday, November 14, 2014

Ex-Cop Sentenced for Shooting Handcuffed Man

A former Maryland officer convicted in a shooting that paralyzed a handcuffed man was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday.

In September 2012, Johnnie Riley shot a handcuffed man, identified as Kalvin Kyle, in the back after Kyle got out of a police cruiser and began to run away. Kyle was left paralyzed from the waist down. Riley had earlier pulled Kyle on suspicion of driving a stolen motorcycle.

Riley was convicted in July 2014 of first- and second-degree assault, use of a handgun during the commission of a crime of violence, and misconduct in officer.

The five-year sentence was mandatory under the use of a handgun charge. Riley must also serve five years of supervised probation and more than 2,000 hours of community service.

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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Good

Anonymous said...

He even looks like a criminal.

Ooooh, that's right, he is black.

Anonymous said...

10:53, WHEN YOU GET MUGGED, CALL A LAWYER YOU IDIOT

Unknown said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
10:53, WHEN YOU GET MUGGED, CALL A LAWYER YOU IDIOT

November 14, 2014 at 12:34 PM

You are a special kind of stupid aren't you?

Unknown said...

Thursday's sentencing hearing was Riley's second; the former District Heights police sergeant had to be subdued by sheriff's deputies during the first sentencing hearing after he tried to attack the prosecutors.
Riley was also sentenced to 30 days in jail for contempt of court for that attack.
Allen Wolfe, Riley's Baltimore attorney, declined to characterize his client's actions but said they came after a prosecutor said Riley should be held to a higher standard because of his service for the military in Iraq and his position as an officer.

Yeah, this EX cop was a real winner wasn't he 1234? Are you related by chance?

Anonymous said...

Had you or me committed this crime, we'd get life sentences. 5 years is an insult to the victim and his family.

Anonymous said...

4:42PM You're so, so right.