Tafoya Found Not Guilty of Excessive Force Charges

January 25, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A former Fresno Police Officer has been cleared on excessive force charges. A jury found Marcus Tafoya not guilty on charges he went too far in breaking up a party almost five years ago. Tafoya was fired from the police force two years ago ... but is appealing to get his job back. But Fresno's police chief is standing by his decision to fire Marcus Tafoya ... despite Monday's verdict.