Judge declares mistrial in case against Benjamin Gaballa - Tucson News Now

Judge declares mistrial in sexual assault case against ex-TPD officer

Benjamin Gaballa Benjamin Gaballa
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A mistrial was declared in a sexual assault case against a former Tucson Police Department officer.

The trial of Benjamin Gaballa ended with a hung jury Friday.

Prosecutors argued that Gaballa raped a woman he had arrested. 

Tucson Police said Gaballa was fired in August 2013 after only one year on the job. 

There'll be a status conference next Thursday to discuss a possible new trial.

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