Three-Year Sentence for Danziger Bridge Officer
Having pleaded guilty in March for his role in orchestrating the cover up of the shooting on the Danziger Bridge, former NOPD officer Jeffrey Lehrmann was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum of three years in federal prison. U.S. District Court Judge Lance Africk described the Danziger incident as a "disgrace of immense proportion."
To date, 11 officers have been charged in the Danziger Bridge case; five are cooperating with federal authorities. Lehrmann is the first to be sentenced. Read more from our partners at the Times-Picayune...