Prosecutors dismiss charges against ex-police officer in 33rd, Seward arrests

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    Aaron Von Behren, a former Omaha police sergeant, in the Douglas County courthouse on May 7, 2013.

Posted: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 1:00 am

Prosecutors dismissed charges Monday against a former Omaha police sergeant accused of orchestrating the stories of officers involved in last year’s controversial arrests of three Omaha brothers.

Aaron Von Behren had instructed his team to not discuss one officer’s theft of a memory card from the phone of Demetrious Johnson, who had attempted to film police as they rushed into the Johnsons’ home, authorities say.

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