A Greenville County sheriff’s deputy with over 20 years on the job was killed late Tuesday afternoon and multiple others were hurt after a traffic stop that turned into an altercation along with several accidents that occurred on 1-85 Northbound near Whitehorse Road in Greenville.
The incident that began the chain of events was a traffic stop initiated by Sergeant Conley Jumper who was a road deputy with a long history working in narcotics and as a K-9 handler. One occupant of the vehicle stop initiated a physical confrontation between himself, Conley and another unnamed deputy on the side of I-85. Although the investigation is [...]
As the City of Houston and its Police family mourn the loss of 41 year veteran Sergeant Harold Preston after his murder this morning at the hands of a convicted felon, it has emerged through several sources that the Harris County District Attorney’s Office released the suspect Elmer Manzano had been released from custody just yesterday when the DA’s office declined to file charges stemming from another domestic call on Monday, October 19th, 2020 where it is alleged that Manzano was waving a firearm and threatening his former partner and their children.
Manzano was initially taken into custody, but ordered released as the DA’s office would not file charges on [...]
Some people know this about me; others do not. I have killed a man. This is not a confession; it is just a fact. I have nothing to hide about it. I am not ashamed of the fact. I have no regrets about doing it. I was doing my job. At the time of your death, I was a police officer. And, you tried your best to kill me. I am the police officer that killed you.
I hope you were not long in your suffering, but as I am aware, during the short time I spent with you, listening to your cries of agony and for mercy, the curses you spat at me, I endured, as you bled to death. I endured.
I hope you had a chance to reconcile with our creator before you went, and that angels [...]