Denton requests public defender in tasing case

Published 2:15 pm Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Former Polk County Sheriffs Officer Josh Denton appeared in Polk County Superior Court Monday and requested a public defender after attorney Stephen Lindsay requested to be removed from the case. Denton has appealed his conviction on charges of misdemeanor assault on a female earlier this year. He was convicted of excessively tasing Allison Howard, who was in Polks custody. Dentons next court appearance is set for Feb. 15.

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