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Fired Dallas Officer Lied About Man Striking Him

October 08, 2013  | 

A Dallas Police officer who was fired last summer has pleaded guilty to lying about a man striking him with a vehicle, reports the Dallas Morning News.

Eric Watts, 32, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of making a false report and faces two years of probation. Watts also agreed to surrender his peace officer certification.

Watts had responded to a street-racing call on April 1, 2011. He reported chasing an orange Nissan and said the driver ran over his foot when he approached the vehicle.

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Lenny @ 10/9/2013 11:59 PM

A cop lying is now news?
That's like saying Congress is f*%^ed.

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