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Victim frustrated with investigation of Niota police

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NIOTA, TN. (Times Free Press) -- The case against two Niota, Tenn., police officers charged in the beating of a motorist last year is getting complicated.

The prosecutor wants the judge taken off the case. The defense is talking about removing the prosecutor.

And the victim wants the slate wiped clean and the whole case begun again with a fresh cast, from investigator to judge.

"I can throw everyone in the 10th [Judicial] District farther than I can trust them," said Ray Stewart, who ended up with eight staples in his scalp, a broken collarbone and a raft of charges after an incident on June 13, 2011.

Read more on the story from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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