HPD NARCOTICS RAID OFFICER RETIRING IN MIDST OF REVIEW
Houston police officer Gerald Goines, who remains under investigation over a botched drug raid, is retiring, according to his attorney.
Goines was one of four officers shot during the Jan. 28 operation at a home on Harding Street, where Rhogena Nicholas and Dennis Tuttle were killed The 54-year-old Goines has a "long medical road ahead of him," said attorney Nicole DeBorde.
Goines had been working with Houston Police Department for 34 years, about 26 of them as a narcotics officer.
Goines is one of the officers under a Harris County District Attorney review regarding the hundreds of drug cases he was connected with over the years. Some 1,400 past cases are being reviewed.
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The review was prompted by findings in a search warrant which indicated Goines may have acted on the Harding Street raid under false pretext
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