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Resource ID: #10556
Subject: Police
Source: Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.)
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The Virginian-Pilot and Ledger-Star interviews Melvin Moore, the black man who was convicted of looting a store during the rioting and looting that occured at the Greekfest gathering at Virginia Beach in 1989. A series of articles notes that there are inconsistencies in the story of the key witness for the prosecution and that there is evidence whioch supports Moore's claim that he did not loot any stores. Interviewed were a number of people who concurred with Moore's claim that he was beaten by a police officer and that there was evidence of police tampering with evidence. Nov. 11, 14, 15, 1990.

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