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Bridgeport police officers Elson Morales and Joe Lawlor plead guilty to role in 2011 recorded beating

Elson Morales and Joe Lawlor pleaded guilty to

Elson Morales and Joe Lawlor pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge in connection with the attack. (June 10, 2014 6:20 PM)

Two Bridgeport police officers pleaded guilty to criminal charges in federal court for their role in a 2011 beating that was caught on camera.

Officers Elson Morales and Joe Lawlor admitted they violated Orlando Lopez-Soto's civil rights when they attacked him at Beardsley Park. Both officers say Lopez-Soto led them on a high-speed car chase when he got out of his van and fled on foot in the...

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