Matthew Paul West (1715)



7/22/2003: Officer ran an red light while not on his way to an incident, struck the vehicle, a Jeep Wrangler, that the victim was riding in the back seat of. The victim was thrown from the vehicle and succumb to injuries 2 days later. The office plead guilty to running a red light, paid a $100 fine and resigned. The city of Durham paid $350,000 as part of a $1.75 million civil settlement. http://www.newsobserver.com/2004/12/22/38328/durham-settles-suit-in-fatality.html

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