News Perjury Charge Against Seattle Cop Dropped
posted by September 5 at 13:41 PMon
The Meade County State’s Attorney has dropped perjury charges against SPD detective Ron Smith for his involvement in the August 8th shooting of a Hell’s Angel at a biker rally in Sturgis, South Dakota.
The perjury charge apparently stemmed from confusion over whether the gun Smith used in the shooting was his personal firearm or a SPD service weapon.
Records from SPD initially indicated the gun was department issued, but further investigation revealed Smith had purchased the weapon from the department in 1996.
Smith still faces assault and weapons charges