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Temple PD halts investigation in former officer’s caseSheka was indicted Dec. 10 by an El Paso County grand jury for one count of deadly conduct-discharge of a firearm, a third-degree felony, and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a first-degree felony.

No one admits liability in settlement agreement

Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 10:16 pm

BY DEBORAH MCKEON | TELEGRAM STAFF


In a settlement reached between the city of Temple and two of its police officers with Elsa Martinez and her son, Lorenzo Martinez, the city and the officers denied all liability for the occurrences and damages alleged by the Martinezes. Lorenzo Martinez is the Temple teenager whose collarbone allegedly was broken May 18, 2013, by Temple Police officers Daniel Amaya and Jeremy Bales during an incident at the Temple Walmar

Use of force never reported in Martinez incident

BY DEBORAH MCKEON | TELEGRAM STAFF


None of the five Temple Police Department officers involved in the May 18, 2013, incident involving Lorenzo Martinez followed the department’s procedures for reporting use of force, according to an internal affairs investigation. Martinez, who was 15 at the time, was originally a theft suspect, but was later cleared. Two Bryan men were arrested that day by Temple Police in connection with the theft of laptop computers from the Temple Walmart. The arrest report said a loss prevention officer thought someone outside the store alerted the men that police were there, and officers reportedly suspected it was Martinez.