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Albany Officer Guilty In Police Brutality Case

By Dave Lucas

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Albany, NY – A federal jury in Utica on Wednesday found that 17-year veteran Albany Police Officer William Bonanni violated Phillip Lewis' rights by using excessive force when arresting him in 2002. The jury believed because Lewis was an African American, his face was ground into the asphalt during the arrest. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.