Cleveland Cop Acquitted of Manslaughter Charged with Assault

Cleveland Officer Michael Brelo arrested in brawl 4 days after acquittal

Cleveland police Officer Michael Brelo allegedly engaged in a fight with his twin brother during a night of drinking just four days after Brelo's acquittal in a Black couple's killing, authorities said. Michael Brelo and his brother, Mark, each facing assault charges, voluntarily surrendered Wednesday, police said. Michael Brelo, 31, was released on his own recognizance, and his arraignment was scheduled for June 10, authorities said.

Mark Brelo of Brunswick, Ohio, also was released, police said.

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