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Court overturns man's drug convictions, rebukes policeman
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee police officer repeatedly accused of using illegal tactics to arrest black men has been publicly rebuked by judges for the third time in his seven-year career. The Knoxville News Sentinel reported Tuesday that a case in the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals marks the third time judges rebuked tactics of Knoxville police Officer Thomas Turner as legally flawed and dismissed charges. The court recently overturned drug-possession convictions against 52-year-old Calvin Lyndell Dibrell.