AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — The Aurora Police Division has terminated the employment of an officer accused of not intervening in an alleged case of extreme drive — and never reporting it afterwards. Francine Martinez, 40, is now dealing with one cost of failing to intervene and a second cost of failing to report the usage of drive.
The costs stem from an incident Friday, July 23. Sources conversant in the case say Martinez was concerned in a battle with a suspect when officer John Haubert intervened and allegedly used extreme drive on the suspect.
Officer Haubert, 39, was charged with one rely of assault with a lethal weapon inflicting critical bodily damage, a second felony assault cost of strangulation, and felony menacing — in addition to official misconduct and official oppression, each misdemeanors.
The suspect suffered cuts and bruises within the incident and legislation enforcement contacts indicated there’s videotape of the altercation.
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