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Officer acquitted of assault charges in Taser incident (access required)

PETERSBURG (AP) A Petersburg police officer has been acquitted of assault charges stemming from his use of a Taser on a man who reportedly was seen walking the streets carrying guns. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that retired Judge James Yoffy on Aug. 4 found Lt. Jason Sharp, 50, not guilty of two misdemeanor assault charges and ...

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