A former Louisville police detective, the officer charged within the Breonna Taylor case

The FBI has arrested a former Louisville Metropolitan Police Department detective who was fired for lying about a search warrant that led to a 2020 robbery. led to the fatal raid on Breonna Taylor’s apartment, as well as three other people, including the only officer facing state charges in Taylor’s fatal shooting.

The FBI arrested Joshua Jaynes Thursday morning and booked him into the Oldham County Detention Center, said Thomas Clay, an attorney representing Jaynes.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Jaynes, former officer Brett Hankison, Sgt. Kyle Meany and Officer Kelly Hanna Goodlett are the four defendants facing new federal charges in connection with an investigation that ended in 2020. March 13 Taylor, a 26-year-old black woman and an emergency room technician whose name was the cry. to protesters across the country in 2020. demonstrations against police brutality and systemic racism.

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