Hollman case goes to court

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 14, 2008


Walter Hollman Jr. is ready to have his day in court. Today may be it.

The case of resisting arrest against Hollman and his grandson, Kourtney Gordon, is nearly a year old. They were both arrested by Selma police officers the night of March 16, 2007, in Hollman&8217;s front yard as family members looked on. The Hollmans claim police used excessive force. Police said they were doing their jobs.

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The hearing is expected to begin at 10:30 a.m. in Selma Municipal Court with Judge Joseph Hagood presiding.

Hollman is charged with disorderly conduct. Gordon, 21, is charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. The men were arrested at Hollman&8217;s West Drive home.