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Raw video Davenport police chase, and shooting

September 26, 2012
Raw video Davenport police chase, and shooting

Scott County Attorney Mike Walton has cleared three Davenport police officers of any wrongdoing in the Aug. 7 shooting of an 18-year-old man on the Centennial Bridge. Walton said Thursday that the three officers — Sgt. Greg Behning, Detective Epigminio Canas and Officer Sam Miller — shot Michael Linn Cross as he tried to run them over with his vehicle in an attempt to break free from a blockade of police vehicles. “When you don’t stop after officers try to stop you, bad things are going to happen,” Walton said. “Mr. Cross raised the level of danger for everyone involved. He endangered the lives of officers, he endangered the lives of civilians, and he endangered his own life.” Walton showed video from a squad car’s dashboard camera. The video showed Cross crashing his Chevy Blazer into an unmarked police van at the base of the bridge in Davenport shortly after midnight. He then put his vehicle in reverse and struck another unmarked vehicle that attempted to box him in. A marked squad car with lights flashing also attempted to block him. The three officers fired their weapons at Cross’s vehicle as he rapidly accelerated forward. Walton said the officers fired six rounds, and Cross sustained three gunshot wounds that were not life-threatening. The incident on the bridge lasted 1.03 seconds, Davenport Police Maj. Don Schaeffer said. Schaeffer said the officers fired their weapons because they felt they were in danger, adding that Cross turned his steering wheel “toward those …

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Woman Who Died After Queen Mary Fall Suffered Blunt Force Trauma

December 12, 2011
Woman Who Died After Queen Mary Fall Suffered Blunt Force Trauma

Updates surrounding the death of Kelly Ryann Dorrell, the 26-year-old woman who fell 75 feet off the Queen Mary on December 5, report that Dorrell was not arguing with her boyfriend before the incident and that she suffered blunt force trauma. more › Read the rest here: Woman Who Died After Queen Mary Fall Suffered Blunt Force Trauma

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Aug. 7th 2011 Raw video Davenport IA police chase, shooting on Centennial Bridge

September 23, 2011
Aug. 7th 2011 Raw video Davenport IA police chase, shooting on Centennial Bridge

Davenport IA police release dashboard camera video of an Aug. 7, 2011, shooting of a Davenport man at the base of the Centennial Bridge.

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