Federal officer convicted of roughing up suspects

On Behalf of | Apr 2, 2014 | Bismarck News, Firm News |

A federal jury has convicted a former officer on a North Dakota Indian reservation for roughing up suspects during two separate arrests.

Lindrith Tsoodle was found guilty Tuesday on two counts of using excessive force and one count of making false statements. He was acquitted of tampering with a witness.

The incidents happened in November and December 2010 while Tsoodle was working a police officer for the Three Affiliated Tribes.

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Source: Bismarck Tribune, “Federal officer convicted of roughing up suspects” Associated Press, April 2, 2014.