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Case Against Beckley Police Officer Moving Forward

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BECKLEY (WVVA) -- The case against a Beckley police officer accused of domestic battery is moving forward.

Cpl. Bryan Atterson is charged with Domestic Battery and Unlawful Detention of his girlfriend.

At a hearing Thursday afternoon, a conflict of interest was presented by the state regarding a witness' communication with Atterson's defense team.

Magistrate Steve Massie is expected to make a ruling on the conflict of interest this week.

A motions hearing for Atterson is re-scheduled for mid-January. 

If convicted, Atterson would no longer be eligible to be a police officer.

 

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