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04/04/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Michael Mineo Case: Cop Testified Against Fellow Officer Because Investigation Was 'Focused On Someone Else'

During an arrest in a Brooklyn subway station on Oct. 15, 2008, he watched a fellow officer jab a baton between the buttocks of a suspect, and he thought he heard the man moan, Officer Maloney testified on Monday. He listened as the suspect, a body piercer named Michael Mineo who had been seen smoking marijuana outside the station, complained that someone had shoved a walkie-talkie inside him. Later, he saw blood on Mr. Mineo's hand.

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