East Texas officer pleads guilty to threatening reporter
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GILMER, Texas — A former East Texas police officer has pleaded guilty to drawing a shotgun on a reporter from The Dallas Morning News.
In March 2006, Dallas Morning News reporter David Michaels was pursuing a story about Naismith never being charged in the 2005 shooting of a suspect. When Michaels showed up at Naismith's home for a second time, Naismith allegedly pointed a shotgun through the reporter's car window and ordered him out.
Police say Michaels was later let go after Naismith yelled at him.
Naismith was fired from Gladewater police three months after confronting Michaels.
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