Former police officer, convicted of assault…

…tries to attack Pr. Geo.’s prosecutors

Johnnie-Riley

Former District Heights police officer Johnnie Riley tried to attack prosecutors

Former District Heights police officer Johnnie Riley’s sentencing was postponed after he tried to attack prosecutors in court on Tuesday, authorities said.

In a press release, the Office of the State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County said that Riley tried to attack prosecutors. The courtroom was cleared, and several sheriff’s deputies then subdued Riley. His bond was revoked, and the sentencing hearing that got underway on Tuesday before the incident was rescheduled for Oct. 15.

Riley was convicted in June of first-degree assault for shooting a fleeing, handcuffed suspect in the back and paralyzing him >>> Read more Washington Post >>> Fox 5 DC

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