Charges Against Former Philly SWAT Officer Richard Nicoletti Dropped

He was the Philadelphia SWAT officer who pepper-sprayed protesters on Interstate 676 last summer.

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- And this is coming to our newsroom. A judge has dismissed all charges against Richard Nicoletti. He was the Philadelphia SWAT officer who pepper sprayed protesters on I-676 last summer. It happened during demonstrations after the death of George Floyd. The judge ruled there was a lack of evidence for the 3 charges of simple assault and recklessly endangering another person. The police department fired Nicoletti following the incident.