Kyle Howell’s charges dismissed in alleged police beating

A judge dismissed criminal charges against beating victim Kyle Howell on May 19, 2014. Howell was charged after an incident with two Nassau County in April that was caught on store security video. Howell was badly injured, but police had accused him of kicking and punching them as they tried to retrieve marijuana he had put in his mouth. (Credit: Jim Staubitser)

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