Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Former Miami Police Officer Receives Three Year Deferred Sentence
By Kate Inman
MIAMI, OK.--- Teresa Lashmet, 37, pleaded no contest to two counts of outraging public decency and engaging in a pattern of criminal offenses. She received a three year deferred sentence. On May 14th of last year, Lashmet and two other officers were accused of using excessive force on Jerry Dean Payne Junior during a traffic stop.
Dashcam video captured the incident. Payne was arrested on complaints of driving under the influence and obstructing an officer. The charges were dropped in October. A lawsuit was filed earlier this year by Payne against the three officers.