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Ex-BART officer accused of murder out on bail

Posted By admin On February 9, 2009 @ 5:25 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

CNN [1]
Monday, Feb 9, 2009

A former transit police officer charged with murder was released from custody Friday after posting a $3 million bail.

Dozens of demonstrators gathered in downtown Oakland to protest the release of Johannes Mehserle, 27, charged with killing an unarmed man on New Year’s Day. iReport.com: Watch the protest

The former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer’s release funds came from unknown sources, Alameda officials told CNN.

Video taken by a bystander showed Mehserle pulling his gun and fatally shooting Oscar Grant III, 22, in the back as another officer kneeled on Grant.

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[1] CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/02/07/bart.officer.bail/index.html

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[3] BART officer arrested on murder warrant in NY Day shooting: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bart-officer-arrested-on-murder-warrant-in-ny-day-shooting.html

[4] BART Killer Gets Away With Manslaughter Verdict: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bart-killer-gets-away-with-manslaughter-verdict.html

[5] Spokesman: Officer in subway shooting has resigned: http://www.prisonplanet.com/spokesman-officer-in-subway-shooting-has-resigned.html

[6] Oscar Grant punched in the face before being shot: http://www.prisonplanet.com/oscar-grant-punched-in-the-face-before-being-shot.html

[7] Secret Police: ‘Maybe he just forgot’: Scotland Yard’s incredible excuse for police officer being spotted without ID during street protest: http://www.prisonplanet.com/secret-police-maybe-he-just-forgot-scotland-yards-incredible-excuse-for-police-officer-being-spotted-without-id-during-street-protest.html

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