Two Buffalo cops have been captured and accused of second degree ambush after they pushed a 75-year-old harmony lobbyist to the ground Thursday making him air out his head on the walkway, as several associates assembled outside the city court in solidarity to cheer their discharge without bail.
Aaron Torgalski and Robert McCabe were each accused of one include of attack in the second degree in a court hearing Saturday morning over the stunning occurrence that left quiet dissenter Martin Gugino in a ‘genuine condition’ in emergency clinic.
The cops were summoned in a virtual court hearing where the two of them argued not blameworthy to the charges and the two cops avoided the perspective on the camera.
They each face as long as seven years in jail whenever indicted for the class D crime. They were discharged without bail and will show up back in court on July 20.
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HU Staff: Kecia Gayle @kecia.kae The two Buffalo officers who were seen in a graphic video shoving a 75-year-old man during a protest, have been arrested and are now facing criminal charges. ______________________________________________________________ Law enforcement sources told ABC News that the charges against officer Aron Torglaski and Robert McCabe will not be unsealed until after their arraignment on Saturday. However, TMZ reports that they’ve been hit with 2nd-degree felony assault. ______________________________________________________________ The arrests come after 57 Buffalo officers resigned from the special squad in solidarity with the 2 cops who were suspended for the incident. While Mayor Byron Brown seemed to justify the incident of police brutality during a Friday news conference where he referred to the victim, Martin Gugino as an "agitator,” others said he’s been known for being a peaceful protester. ______________________________________________________________ Read more at hollywoodunlocked.com 📸: Photo Credit: Twitter ______________________________________________________________ If you have a tip or suggestion, or want to talk to us about this story, Text the word “TIP” to 1-310-388-6463!