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OPP officer found not guilty of assault after First Nation man injured in jail cell - Thunder Bay - CBC News

15.5.16

OPP officer found not guilty of assault after First Nation man injured in jail cell - Thunder Bay - CBC News: Throwing Gary Megan to the cement floor of the cell was "necessary, reasonable and proportional" to the threat he posed, Justice Marietta L. D. Roberts ruled.

Another officer was in the cell at the time. He gave evidence that he did not perceive an "imminent threat" from Megan, whom police said they took into custody outside a bar "for his own safety" because he was too intoxicated to get home on his own.


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