Soldier’s Lawyer Asking for Bond to Be Significantly Reduced

class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-39670″ src=”” alt=”Mitchell-Ryan-Bethin-mug” width=”200″ height=”332″ />A request to reduce the bond on a Fort Polk soldier shot by an Alexandria policeman could be heard as early as the week of September 8th. The lawyer for Mitchel Ryan Bethin is asking that his 100 thousand dollar bond be significantly reduced. The case is assigned to Judge John Davidson.

The officer says Bethin refused to comply with an order to lower his gun, but Defense Attorney Mike Small says his client is innocent.

KLAX ABC 31 News 8/28/14