Bridgeport Police Officer Clive Higgins Indicted for Civil Rights Violation

Report from News 12 Connecticut

 A third Bridgeport police officer has been indicted for his role in a case where the officers beat a man in custody.

Prosecutors charged Clive Higgins with violating the civil rights of Orlando Lopez-Soto.

The two other officers involved have already pleaded guilty in the case.

Elson Morales and Joe Lawlor will be sentenced in September.  They face up to a year in prison and could be forced to resign.


Watch video of the beating here:


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