6th Omaha police officer loses job over 33rd, Seward Street arrests

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    A frame grab from a video posted on YouTube shows police officers chasing Juaquez Johnson into a house at 33rd and Seward Streets on March 21, 2013.

Posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014 12:00 am

A sixth Omaha police officer involved in the arrests of three north Omaha brothers — and an alleged evidence-tampering cover-up — has lost his job.

Officer John D. Payne was terminated Thursday, people with knowledge of an internal investigation told the World-Herald. The move came a day after the firing of another officer, Dyea L. Rowland.

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