The DOJ is building a police brutality case against Derek Shavin, Star Tribune reports.
The Fed reportedly planned to arrest Shavin in court if he was not convicted of murder.
The Case report states that the case is still ongoing, and indictments are expected soon.
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Justice Department officials planned to arrest Derek Shavin at the courthouse, charge him with civil rights offenses if he pleaded not guilty to Floyd Floyd’s murder, or if there was a trial, the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s Andy Mannis said Wednesday.
According to the report, federal prosecutors spent months building a police brutality case against three former Minneapolis police officers accused of Floyd’s death.
In order not to influence the outcome of the murder trial, the DOJ stopped advancing the indictment of the grand jury, but had a plan in advance if Shavin was acquitted in the murder case, according to the Star Tribune.
Sources familiar with the discussions told the Star Tribune that the DOJ’s initial plan was to arrest Chauvin in the courthouse if he was acquitted or tried, and to accuse him of brutal violations by the federal police.
The US Attorney’s Office in Minnesota will charge Shovin with a criminal case, so the authorities can arrest him immediately, after receiving a large indictment from the judges, reports the Star Tribune.
But that special plan was never carried out because last Tuesday the jury found Shawin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree murder. Shavin faces up to 40 years in prison on the most serious charge of second-degree murder, and is due to be sentenced in June.
The federal prosecutor’s office is still investigating the case, but plans to do so by first obtaining the indictment of the grand jury, according to the Star Tribune, citing its source. At the time, The New York Times reported that the DOJ had disrupted a grand federal jury in February.
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The DOJ is launching a separate civilian investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department’s experience, Attorney General Merrick Garland said last week.
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The incident was described in court documents by prosecutors in the Floyd murder case, who wanted to use it as evidence of a possible pattern of Shavin’s behavior.
According to the prosecutor’s office, Shawn hit the black teenager on the head with a flashlight and put him in a prone position for 17 minutes, Star Tribune reports. ABC News, citing court documents, reported that Shovin ignored complaints that the teenager could not breathe.
The Star Tribune reports that three other officers will be charged only in connection with Floyd’s fatal arrest.
Kueng, Lane and Thao are also set to stand trial together in August on charges of aiding and abetting a second-degree murder.
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