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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Disgraced Former Clay County Missouri Deputy Sheriff Donald A. Devens Charged By Feds After Attacking Motorist, Destroying Dash Camera Video

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - A former Clay County sheriff’s deputy was charged in federal court Tuesday with violating a defendant’s civil rights by using unreasonable force during an arrest and with obstruction of justice.
Wesley A. Lewis, the driver, was taken into custody. Devens was accused of assaulting Lewis and then destroying dash camera video of the arrest to obstruct the investigation, according to the news release.
If convicted of both charges, Devens could be sentenced to up to 30 years in federal prison without parole. He could also be fined up to $500,000.