Stevenson Police Department

Police Chief Guilty of Federal Assault, Excessive Force

A northeastern Alabama police chief has been found guilty on charges of using excessive force and assaulting a man who was being arrested. Local news media report that 56-year-old Stevenson Police Chief Daniel Gordon Winters was convicted Thursday. Winters was indicted in January on two counts of deprivation of civil rights under color law. Winters’ sentencing is scheduled for Oct….