Prosecutors forced to drop cases involving fired trooper

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Knox County prosecutors were forced to dismiss cases against 95 people for crimes ranging from felonies to misdemeanors after the state fired a former Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper for failing to stop at a fiery crash.

Prosecutors on Friday dropped the charges in all cases handled by Charles Van Morgan, The Knoxville News Sentinel reported.

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120218/NEWS21/120218005/Prosecutors-drop-cases-involving-fired-trooper

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