Britt’s motions for a continuance and mistrial were denied, as he was unable to prove any malicious intent by the state.
“I don’t have any evidence of anything being destroyed,” Cook said.
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McDonald, charged with aggravated assault, battery and violation of oath of office, faces a maximum 26 years in prison. His former supervisor and mentor, Michael Bongiovanni, is expected to take the stand on Tuesday.
McDonald would’ve never been involved in Hollins’ arrest had Bongiovanni not called for back-up. By the time McDonald arrived, the senior officer had punched and tased Hollins.
Kindergarten teacher Danile Koenig didn't see McDonald kick the suspect but recalled being horrified by Bongiovanni's behavior.
The senior officer "leaned back and just punched (Hollins) in the face so hard ...“I have never seen anything like this in my life," said Koenig, whose brother is a cop. "It was very upsetting."
Koenig said she called 911 because "someone of authority should know."
Bongiovanni agreed to testify against McDonald in exchange for no prison time.
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