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Video: Texas Teen In Police Beating Case Arrested Again

June 18, 2012  | 

VIDEO: Houston PD's Arrest of Teen Burglary Suspect

A teenage burglary suspect who accused four Houston Police officers of beating him during a 2010 burglary arrest allegedly committed another burglary less than two months after finishing probation.

In May, a jury acquitted former officer Andrew Blomberg on a misdemeanor charge of official oppression, prompting black community leaders to criticize the verdict by an all-white jury as unjust and racist, reports ABC News.

The initial arrest of the now-18-year-old Chad Holley, who was 15 at the time, caused an outcry among community activists after video of the incident was broadcast by a local news channel.

Holley's latest arrest could imperil the cases prosecutors will argue against the other three officers.

Related:

Ex-Houston Cop Not Guilty of Beating Teen

Teen Testifies: Police Beat Him, He Passed Out

Houston TV Station Airs Controversial Arrest Video

Tags: burglary, Excessive Force, Houston PD, Houston Teen Beating


Comments (2)

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Tom Ret @ 6/18/2012 6:35 PM

It sounds like the black activists are the real racists here as they excuse the behavior of the youngster based solely on his skin color.

Martyb @ 6/19/2012 10:07 AM

Sounds like another Rodney King in the making...

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