Brian Encinia

Brian Encinia entered his innocent plea on Tuesday evening with his attorney. The 30-year-old was indicted on perjury charges for allegedly lying about Bland's arrest.

The Texas state trooper who remained on payroll after he was indicted in the arrest of Sandra Bland -- a black woman who died in a jail cell three days after she was taken into custody last summer -- has been formally terminated.

Texas Department of Public Safety director Steve McCraw shared his thoughts on the death of Sandra Bland and how the actions of the arresting officer escalated the incident, The Texas Tribune reports.

State Trooper Brian Encinia is accused of lying in his incident report of Bland's arrest and for being unprofessional during her traffic stop.

Encinia is facing up to a year in prison and $4,000 in fines for not following protocol during Bland's traffic stop.

When asked what she thought about the recent developments involving Encinia, Geneva Reed-Veal said, "Where are the real charges?"

Bland's family has come out saying that they were never contacted during the initial probe on Bland's death and are calling the investigation a "farce."

Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis has appointed a committee of attorneys from outside his jurisdiction to review findings in the mysterious death of Sandra…

In the week since Sandra Bland was found dead in a Texas jail cell, just three days after she was pulled over and arrested for failure…

The story of Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old who was found dead in a Texas jail cell earlier this month, was given more context on Tuesday…

The footage supports that State Trooper Brian Encinia went against procedure by unconstitutionally extending the traffic stop and arresting Bland merely of his own frustration.

Twenty-eight-year-old Sandra Bland, who died in a Waller County, Texas jail three days after her arrest, allegedly told jailers during her intake that she had previously…