Former Pittsburgh officer cleared of sex charge
|Jim Mckinnon, Post-Gazette Staff Writer |
March 20, 2001
March 20, 2001, Tuesday, Sooner Edition
(PITTSBURGH) - Former police Officer Michael L. Boyd, once hailed as a hero cop who was injured when his station house was attacked with gunfire, was acquitted yesterday of charges that he molested a woman after a traffic stop in Hazelwood in 1999.
Boyd, formerly of Jackson, Miss., was fired from the Pittsburgh Police Bureau amid criminal charges of indecent assault and official oppression.
A Homestead woman, 19, told investigators that Boyd, 33, of Perry Hilltop, pulled her over at about 2:30 a.m. Oct. 23, 1999, in Hazelwood.
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