An off-duty state trooper accused of lewd habits throughout a Luke Bryan live performance at Gillette Stadium in June has had prices dismissed, however he’ll stay suspended from the power in the intervening time.
Andrew Patterson, 32, was dealing with a lewd, wanton and lascivious conduct cost after he allegedly started masturbating throughout the present. A struggle occurred afterward, and he was accused of punching one other man within the face.
A choose dismissed the prison case, noting that Patterson has a background in army service, there weren’t any witnesses to testify, and Patterson doesn’t have a previous prison file, in line with WBZ. However, the choose did say Patterson would want to proceed alcohol abuse therapy.
Patterson admitted to a struggle on the live performance, his lawyer, Dan Moynihan, mentioned, in line with WCVB. However, he mentioned Patterson denies the alleged lewd acts occurred.
“No witnesses to come forward, no videotapes, but he’s been tried and convicted in the media,” Moynihan mentioned, in line with the information station. “Well, today, the case was dismissed.”
Patterson stays suspended with out pay from the state police. David Procopio, a spokesperson for the division, mentioned the “internal investigation into alleged violations of [the state police’s] policies/rules remains ongoing.” Patterson was initially suspended from his place again on June 21, and at first he was being paid; that modified on Oct. 25 following a state police listening to on the matter.
“I’ve fought for our country overseas, I‘ve fought for the commonwealth on these streets,” Patterson mentioned in an announcement to reporters following his courtroom look. “I’ve done nothing to deserve the type of slander and public shaming that I’ve experienced through the media, through the agenda that’s being pushed forward through no individual requirement of me.”
[email protected] Trooper & Veteran Andrew Patterson Reading an announcement after the (misdemeanor) cost of lewd, wanton & lascivious conduct towards him was dismissed by way of diversion underneath the BRAVE Act. #wcvb pic.twitter.com/hVT4cXHEuh
— Todd Kazakiewich (@ToddKazakiewich) November 8, 2019