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By Phil Helsel and Tom Winter
The Chief of Police, X'stone, said at the time that there seems to be "some false words or lies "under the oath used to obtain a warrant for drug raiding, leaving four officers shot, and two people died in the house. , Dennis Tuttle, 59, and Rhogena Nicholas, 58.
"It still seems that there is some material falsehood or lie in that affinity ̵
"More than likely, the investigator will be charged with a serious crime at some point," the chief said.
He added that there would be a review of past investigations as well as
Earlier in the day, NBC's KPRC affiliate, X'stone, received police documents saying that the officer of drug addicts Gerald Hoins upheld the request that that he sent a confidential informer for the purchase of drugs. in the house, and that the informant returned with what the informant told heroin, and said that the residence had weapons.
But in police records, the investigator said that they could not find this informant, and that all informants who were named as Goines employees refused to buy drugs for this house or had ever been bought from Tuttle or Nicholas. Asevedo acknowledged these documents, but did not name an officer.
The police department says that when the officers served an order about a crime in the house about 5 pm. On January 28, they were greeted with shelling and several officers turned fire, killing Tatly and Nicholas.
The police said a small amount of marijuana and white powder is thought to be cocaine or fentanyl, as well as three rifles and two rifles were restored after a raid on the house. Goines was one of four officers wounded in the shooting, according to police documents.
"We are about to get to the truth," said Acevedo. He said that the police department conducts "an unbiased investigation of everything that happened during the raid and during this raid."
Asevedo did not name what he called a "target officer" in the investigation of firing, but past cases will also be explored.
Asevedo said that one officer was previously dismissed, and the person he called an investigator is still hospitalized and will also be released. Asevado said that in January, a woman had been challenged to say that her daughter was involved with heroin in a robbery house. "It was not just an investigator who decided to go to the house, as we have determined so far, for no reason," he said.
If the information was found to be falsified for the warrant, then it would be a crime, said Asevedo. He said that the search warrants were received for mobile phones.
The Union of Police Workers X "Yuston" stated in a statement to the KPRK that the facts about which told Acevedo on the day she was "extremely concerned"
it would be extremely alarming It would not be a reflection of many HPD men and women who perform incredible work every day, including those who worked relentlessly after firing, ensuring that no stone will turn over, "the union said. Asevedo promised a thorough and impartial investigation.
"I tell you that there are now many police clerks," said the police chief, because when you break this office, it's hard for you to 98, 99 percent of those policemen who go out there every day.