Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A state judge has denied a request for a reduction in bond for a New Orleans police officer indicted for manslaughter in the shooting of an unarmed man.
WWL TV reports (http://bit.ly/Sd0fny ) Joshua Colclough was seeking a reduction in his $300,000 bond. He entered a not guilty plea in court Monday and remains free on the bond.
The district attorney’s office said it would push for a minimum 20-year sentence in the case if Colclough is convicted of manslaughter.
Colclough was indicted by a grand jury last week in the death of 20-year-old Wendell Allen during a drug raid at his family home earlier this year.
Information from: WWL-TV, http://wwltv.com