Two former Hialeah police officers are still behind bars for beating homeless man. Judge to decide if they will be granted bond
MIAMI, Florida – Two former Hialeah police officers who were being held in jail were brought in front of a judge. The judge will now decide if they can be let out.
On Monday, these former police officers went to a hearing in front of a judge to find out if they will stay in jail until their trial or if they will be let out on bond.
Rafael Otano, who is 27 years old, and Lorenzo Orfila, who is 22 years old, were brought to court instead of appearing from jail.
Both sides will present evidence at the hearing, which will be like a small trial.
On December 17 in Hialeah, a homeless man said that the officers took him away and beat him.
At the end of the hearing, the judge will decide whether or not to set bond for the two people.
At first, their bond was turned down, so the two have been in jail since they were caught.
The hearing should go on until 5 p.m. on Monday, and it will start again at 1 p.m. on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, a decision should be made.