2 Lapd Officers Guilty Of Perjury In Drug Case

Jury finds former Officer Evan Samuel and suspended Officer Richard Amio lied in court. A mistrial is declared on a third officer's charges.Two Los Angeles Police Department officers lied under oath during a drug possession case four years ago, a Los Angeles County jury decided Tuesday.

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