Parkland shooting suspect's brother drops contempt try against deputy

Posted at 7:18 AM, Jun 07, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for the brother of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz have dropped their attempt to have a sheriff's official held in contempt of court.

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Attorneys for Zachary Cruz filed paperwork on Tuesday dropping their allegation that Broward Sheriff's Office probation chief David Scharf wrongly ordered that Zachary Cruz's ankle monitor alert whenever he was in Broward County.

Zachary Cruz is on six months' probation for a March trespassing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where his brother is accused of fatally shooting 17 people Feb. 14.

The 18-year-old brother received a judge's permission last month to move to Virginia, where a sponsor set him up with a job and apartment.