When the Framingham police responded to a call just before 2 a.m. last month that a house had been egged, the culprits weren’t juveniles, but experienced, off-duty Newton police officers. Newton officials would not provide the names of the officers or specify how they were disciplined, saying it was a personnel matter.
However, two of the officers involved have been disciplined before and will receive harsher punishments.
The agency is also dealing separately with one off-duty officer who was drunk, he said.
The tape shows Holloway, 49, waiting outside Lawrence's Grill and Bar restaurant in Passaic when a police cruiser pulled up and a female officer asked him to zip up his sweatshirt. Holloway appears to comply, but Rios jumps out and begins hitting him with his fists and a baton.Read more »
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