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Gerald Goines, the HPD officer at the center of a botched drug raid, retires (and more as well)
Houston Chronicle ^ | Updated 10:58 pm CDT, Friday, March 22, 2019 | St. John Barned-Smith and Keri Blakinger

Posted on 03/26/2019 4:59:44 PM PDT by a fool in paradise

The Houston narcotics officer at the center of an internal police investigation — as well as an FBI civil rights probe — into a botched January raid that left two people dead has retired, his lawyer confirmed Friday.

Officer Gerald Goines retired Friday afternoon while under investigation following the Jan. 28 shooting deaths of two residents during a “no-knock raid” of a Pecan Park residence in south Houston. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office is reviewing more than 1,400 criminal cases that Goines worked on over the course of his 34-year career.

...Goines’ retirement came a day after Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo confirmed that he expected more than one officer to be criminally charged for their actions in the ill-fated raid. After court documents related to the investigation were made public in February, Acevedo said he expected the case agent would likely face criminal charges for allegedly lying about using a confidential informant to conduct an undercover buy at the Harding Street residence...

...Officer Steven Bryant, who participated in the raid and was also relieved of duty as questions mounted, retired earlier this month...

...Two other narcotics officers, including Goines’ longtime former partner, have also quietly retired from the department in recent weeks, one under investigation for an unrelated matter, according to police documents and sources. Each officer had more than 20 years experience with the department...

(Excerpt) Read more at chron.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: banglist; democratscandals; donutwatch; downthememoryhole; drugraid; geraldgoines; houston; lyingliar; movealong; movedtochat; murder; nothingtoseehere; soros; stevenbryant; texas
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1 posted on 03/26/2019 4:59:44 PM PDT by a fool in paradise
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To: a fool in paradise

Retired? Hell, they should be facing HOMICIDE CHARGES!


2 posted on 03/26/2019 5:01:26 PM PDT by House Atreides (Boycott the NFL 100% — PERMANENTLY)
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To: a fool in paradise

Where are those fools now who were here on the initial threads swallowing jackboot splittle whole?


3 posted on 03/26/2019 5:03:00 PM PDT by wardaddy (Progressives are simply unhappy people attacking thesand e world rather than fixing these twmselves)
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To: wardaddy

I listen to several talk radio stations in Houston and not one of them has mentioned this.

The chronicle’s news item was near midnight on Friday.

I only thought to look it up today because I had seen a very brief clip about it on KHOU 11’s youtube page under recent video uploads.

As with Juicy in Chicago and Russiagate in DC were are just supposed to “move on”.


4 posted on 03/26/2019 5:08:40 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: wardaddy

Can you translate this post into English? Check on your tagline too, it makes no sense.


5 posted on 03/26/2019 5:20:59 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: a fool in paradise

It’s like Waco

Waco II


6 posted on 03/26/2019 5:21:07 PM PDT by wardaddy (Progressives are simply unhappy people attacking thesand e world rather than fixing these twmselves)
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To: Fungi; Pelham

You’re new

You’re right about my tag line

Apple auto check mangled it

Wonder how long it was like that

You promoted me to change it

This incident was covered heavily here and many articles posted

A number of trolls chimed at the genesis saying the couple deserved it

They had blind faith in law enforcement and some were veterans from the Waco Massacre of bikers threads where they said the same nonsense

Patriots here in the old days called these sorts JBTLs

An acronym for

Jack Booted Thug Bootlickers

Spittle is spit....not quite a boog or hocker or cobb

More like a spray that clings

Is that better?

Again thanks for the heads up on my mutilated tag line....I would have gone on bloviating oblivious


7 posted on 03/26/2019 5:29:12 PM PDT by wardaddy (If we don’t get some high ranking convictions from this failed coup....then they still won)
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To: a fool in paradise

How many innocent people did these guys assault or send to jail?


8 posted on 03/26/2019 5:30:13 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: a fool in paradise
This is the only way he should be permitted to "retire"


9 posted on 03/26/2019 5:40:15 PM PDT by montag813 ("This is Montag, Block 813...")
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To: wardaddy
Where are those fools now who were here on the initial threads swallowing jackboot splittle whole?

Gateway Pundit and others were featuring the video of the HPD union head screaming about cop-hatred in defense of this psychopath

10 posted on 03/26/2019 5:41:25 PM PDT by montag813 ("This is Montag, Block 813...")
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To: a fool in paradise

What’s his retirement income? Probably well over six figures.


11 posted on 03/26/2019 6:04:00 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: wardaddy

They are still here, they are just keeping a low profile.


12 posted on 03/26/2019 6:06:06 PM PDT by sport
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To: montag813

Gateway Pundit and others were featuring the video of the HPD union head screaming about cop-hatred in defense of this psychopath

That was BEFORE anyone knew what had happened. He was reacting to officers getting shot....give the guy a break.


13 posted on 03/26/2019 6:14:28 PM PDT by Dawgreg
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To: a fool in paradise

Any details of the raid itself? Were all the police injuries blue-on-blue?


14 posted on 03/26/2019 6:15:48 PM PDT by Fido969 (In!)
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To: a fool in paradise

Goins may have retired but he is still under investigation along with others. Policy was not followed and as much as I dislike Acevado, I have confidence this will be a clean investigation with a few maybe going to prison as well they should.


15 posted on 03/26/2019 6:17:36 PM PDT by Dawgreg
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To: Fido969

they clamped the lid on that information


16 posted on 03/26/2019 6:44:37 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: wardaddy

I have no idea why a moderator moved this out of NEWS and into chat wasteland.

It was extended news to an ongoing story in a Rat infested city with a Soros selected DA and problems beginning to mount from the 2018 ousting of Republicans from all elected offices in Houston.

I added the Chat topic since apparently it is not crime, texas, news, or extended.


17 posted on 03/26/2019 6:46:48 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: a fool in paradise

Retired, probably with full retirement too.

Thanks thin blue line.....


18 posted on 03/26/2019 7:44:06 PM PDT by walkingdead (By the time you realize this is not worth reading, it will be too late....)
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To: House Atreides

Family should get hunting license. Total drug hit gone wrong. Murder IMHO.


19 posted on 03/26/2019 7:51:45 PM PDT by wgmalabama (Mittens is the new Juan. Go away mittens)
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To: Fungi

Made sense to me. Many on this site out on knee pads, opened wide and took it deep. Not joking. I am not sure why so many accept the police story with such an addement truthfulness. This story stunk so bad so early. No knock plains clothes raid. Almost as if it was a revenue raid gone bad. Even the supposed informant said no way. My guess is that the greed and addiction caused multiple mistakes. Husband and wife dead. Cops retired with fat pensions. Hang the MF’ers.


20 posted on 03/26/2019 7:58:26 PM PDT by wgmalabama (Mittens is the new Juan. Go away mittens)
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