(HOUSTON) — A ticket-rigging scheme had hundreds of traffic citations thrown out in Houston.
Four Houston police officers are under investigation for listing each other as “witnesses” on speeding violations when they were never there, and writing tickets at the same time at completely different locations.
Tickets written by officers Rudolph Farias, John Garcia, Robert Manzanales and Gregory Rosa are being dismissed.
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If you were stopped by one of these officers and got a ticket, this is your lucky day. You just have to go to court and get it dismissed.
If you pleaded guilty to a ticket from one of these officers, you have 10 days to go online and fill out a form.
Veteran traffic attorney Paul Kubosh spoke with our news partner, KHOU 11.
“They lack all credibility, and there’s not really anything that the state can do,” Kubosh said.
Last month, Farias killed himself in an HPD parking garage. The three other officers remain under HPD administrative and criminal investigation
The city stands to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in fees and fines.
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