Wednesday, November 02, 2016 12:45 PM

KAYLOR PLANS TO TESTIFY AFTER PROSECUTORS REST THEIR CASE ON SECOND DAY

State prosecutors have rested their case against Mark Kaylor, the former Red Bank police officer accused of aggravated assault during a traffic stop in 2014. Once jurors return from lunch, Kaylor's defense can put on whatever proof they want. His attorney, Lee Davis, said Kaylor will testify in addition to one other witness. Mark Kaylor Mark Kaylor Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. During the second day of trial, jurors watched lawyers in Hamilton County Criminal Court largely debate whether Kaylor's force was appropriate on April 13, 2014, when he pulled Candido Medina-Resendiz's friend over around 3 a.m. for driving drunk on Dayton Boulevard. Through a combination of officers and eyewitnesses, prosecutors have argued that Kaylor landed several blows to Medina-Resendiz's face and shoulders when he could have relied on less violent methods to get him into custody. Back-up officers also used a baton and stun gun on Medina-Resendiz, who needed surgery to repair a broken eye socket from the encounter. Prosecutor Kevin Brown called Jerry Rogers, a detective with the Bradley County Sheriff's Office and a longtime instructor with the Cleveland State Police Training Academy. "We teach...to avoid head strikes," Rogers said, "that head strikes should be reserved ...

News source: Times Free Press

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