Thursday, December 02, 2010

NYT Coverage - Louisiana: Maximum Sentence in Katrina Shooting

December 1, 2010
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A former New Orleans police officer has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for helping to cover up the deadly shootings of two unarmed civilians on the Danziger Bridge after Hurricane Katrina. The sentence imposed Wednesday by a federal district judge, Sarah Vance, against the former officer, Michael Hunter, was the maximum allowed plus nine months above the maximum recommended guideline. Mr. Hunter is one of five former officers who have pleaded guilty in the shootings that happened a week after Katrina hit.

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