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  1. Prosecutor to address possible charges in 2 police beatingsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A prosecutor plans to announce whether charges will be filed against two Detroit-area police officers involved in separate beatings caught on video. In January, a driver was repeatedly punched in the head during a traffic stop in Inkster.

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  2. Prosecutor Weighs Charges in 'Robocop,' Police in Another Violent Arrests Caught on VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... said. The announcement of charging decisions comes after the Michigan State Police investigated both arrests. In the Inkster case, a pair of officers are shown on video kicking and punching Floyd Dent, 57, during a January traffic stop. After the ...

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  3. New video shows bloody Floyd Dent in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ClickOnDetroit

    There are new allegations, backed by new video, that Floyd Dent was mistreated while locked up in the Inkster Police Department. The new video, obtained by Local 4 Defenders, shows Dent being placed in a jail cell at the Inkster police station.

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  4. Decision on charges coming in videotaped beating of motoristRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... and his union are contesting the firing. His firing came after the January arrest of 57-year-old Floyd Dent in Inkster drew widespread protests. Worthy also plans to announce a decision Monday on whether she'll file charges in the separate January ...

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  5. Michigan Cop Fired After Being Caught Punching Suspect on Dashcam VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Mediaite.com

    An Inkster, Michigan police officer was fired after dashcam video surfaced of him repeatedly punching a suspect pulled over on a traffic stop three months ago. At one point in the video, Officer William Melendez appears to start beating Floyd Dent after dragging him out of the car.

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  6. Police reports released after violent arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WXYZ

    Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy will announce on Monday morning whether or not she will charge two cops with assault. One case involves the officer kicking a carjacking suspect, the other is an Inkster cop punching a man during an arrest.

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  7. Wayne County prosecutor to reveal results of two police brutality investigations MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | MLive.com

    Inkster police are facing an investigation into their handling of a Jan. 28 traffic stop that hospitalized 57-year-old Floyd Dent of Detroit. Dent was eventually charged with resisting and assaulting police and possession of cocaine, which Dent claims was planted.

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  8. Inkster Police Fire Officer Caught On Video Beating Man During Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | CBS Local

    ... Drive Southfield, MI 48034 (248) 327-2900 Map Directions Send a comment or suggestion to the CBS Detroit web [] INKSTER (WWJ/AP) - Officials in Inkster have fired a white police officer who was captured on video beating a black motorist during a ...

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  9. Correction: Police Beating-Video storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Daily Journal

    ... police dash cam video. The judge said lawyers could receive video of the man being booked after his arrest. INKSTER, Michigan - Police in suburban Detroit have fired a white police officer who was videotaped beating a black motorist during a traffic ...

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  10. Michigan Cop Fired For Unlawful Arrest & Beating Of Detroit ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    The Inkster, Michigan police officer involved in the beating of Detroit native Floyd Dent has been fired, according to Michigan Live . William Melendez was officially fired on Wednesday after his five-day suspension for the incident.

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  11. Tulsa Authorities Ordered Robert Bates' Training Record Falsified: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Switched

    ... suspect flees, then "Oh, I shot him. I'm sorry." In this Jan. 28, 2015, frame from a dashcam video provided by the Inkster Police Department, an officer punches Floyd Dent many times in the head while another officer tries to handcuff Dent, who is ...

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  12. Judge orders police to release video in beating of driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | NewsCenter 25

    A judge has ordered police in suburban Detroit to release more dash cam video of the arrest of a black driver who was pulled over by two white officers, thrown to the ground and repeatedly punched in the head by one officer. Fifty-seven-year-old Floyd Dent was arrested in January in Inkster.

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  13. Officer Who Beat Floyd Dent Has Been FiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Police in suburban Detroit have fired a white police officer who was videotaped beating a black motorist during a traffic stop. Teamsters Local 214 representative Al Lewis says Inkster police fired Officer William Melendez on Wednesday.

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  14. Inkster police officer fired in connection with violent arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | MLive.com

    Inkster police are facing an investigation into their handling of a Jan. 28 traffic stop that hospitalized 57-year-old Floyd Dent of Detroit. Dent was eventually charged with resisting and assaulting police and possession of cocaine, which Dent claims was planted.

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  15. Feds looking into violent Inkster arrest, attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | MLive.com

    Inkster police are facing an investigation into their handling of a Jan. 28 traffic stop that hospitalized 57-year-old Floyd Dent of Detroit. Dent was eventually charged with resisting and assaulting police and possession of cocaine, which Dent claims was planted.

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  16. Judge Orders Additional Dash-Cam Video Released In Case Of Man Beaten By Inkster PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | CBS Local

    ... after viewing the video, Dent pleaded not guilty to the remaining charge of possession of cocaine under 25 grams. Inkster officer William Melendez, who was involved in the beating, has been suspended . There are no criminal charges against him, ...

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  17. Why African Americans are largely absent from the medical marijuana movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Metro Times

    ... end up dragging you out of your car, beating you mercilessly, and planting cocaine in your car, as Floyd Dent says Inkster police did to him recently, you might think twice about giving them extra reason to mess with you. Let's just say that blacks ...

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  18. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daily Kos

    ... Company, it appears Melendez's time in law enforcement is finally coming to an end. He has just been fired from the Inkster, Michigan, Police Department. "This is a big step in the right direction for the city of Inkster," said Nicholas Bennett, one ...

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  19. Inkster police withholding incriminating portions of booking video in violent arrest, attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | MLive.com

    Inkster police are facing an investigation into their handling of a Jan. 28 traffic stop that hospitalized 57-year-old Floyd Dent of Detroit. Dent was eventually charged with resisting and assaulting police and possession of cocaine, which Dent claims was planted.

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  20. Authorities nab identity theft suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Home

    A traffic stop in northeast Missouri led to the capture of what authorities said was a trio of fake ID traffickers. According to a release from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a traffic stop in Marion County Friday evening collared Mark K. Glaster, 27, of Westland Mich.; Devin E. Hill, 24, of Inkster Mich.; and Raymond K. Rapley, 33, also of Inkster, Mich.

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