Gary Neville

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Gary Neville - FOP Defense Nixed For Ex-Policeman Ex-Policeman...
FOP Defense Nixed For Ex-Policeman Ex-Policeman Ex-Policeman The Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) will not provide defense for former police captain Gary Neville against charges of theft in office to be lodged against him in Hamilton Criminal Court today. "We have taken the position before before that the FOP attorney would not be used in criminal proceedings like this," explained FOP attorney Donald Hardin, "since there was the possibility police officers would be called to testify." HARDIN ACTED as Neville's attorney In an administrative hearing hearing before Safety Director Richard Castellini May 7 on three charges of violating Police Division regulations and in a June 17 hearing before the city Civil Service Commission on an appeal of his May 12 firing. Neville, 36, was fired May 12 after being suspended as captain of District District Three May 4 following police administrative charges. HARDIN SAID Neville will be represented by John Rockel, a Cincinnati Cincinnati attorney who is a former policeman. policeman. Rockel acknowledged Sunday he now represents Neville, but refused further comment on the case. "Gary never came to me and asked for an attorney," said FOP President Elmer Dunaway. A HIGH-PLACED HIGH-PLACED HIGH-PLACED city source said Saturday Neville will be charged with taking $1159 from Criminal Investigation Section headquarters between April 21 and 26 this year, and with theft of an undisclosed amount from the District Three "Pursuit of Criminals Fund." Neville is scheduled to appear in police offices today to face the charges, be photographed and fingerprinted fingerprinted and then be arraigned in Hamilton County Criminal Court. The veteran of 14 years service at the time of his suspension, has been employed as an auto salesman since being suspended. Loses FOP Lawyer former Police Captain Gary Neville at fMMt

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer30 Aug 1976, MonPage 37

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)30 Aug 1976, MonPage 37
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