Deputy Who Arrested Mel Gibson Can Proceed With Suit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who arrested Mel Gibson can proceed with a lawsuit claiming he suffered discrimination, retaliation and harassment.

A judge on Tuesday said Deputy James Mee can go forward with his complaint against the sheriff’s department.

Mee arrested Gibson on suspicion of drunken driving in 2006 in Malibu. During the arrest, the Oscar-winning actor made anti-Semitic slurs to Mee, who’s Jewish.

Mee’s lawsuit claims his superiors forced him to rewrite his initial report to remove references to the rant. However, some details were later leaked to the press. Mee was investigated as the possible source but never charged.

His suit claims that he was transferred after Gibson’s arrest and hasn’t been promoted.

The sheriff’s department has denied the allegations.

(© Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

One Comment

  1. DAN says:

    IF THATS THE CASE, THEN COPS WOULD BE ABLE TO SUE EVERYBODY THEY ARRES….HUMMMMMM

    1. DAN says:

      THE WORD IS ARREST

  2. Ken V says:

    Dam sue happy cry baby Jew Cop! he just wants a free buck by pulling ohhh cry for me im a jew… such BS , grow a pair punk

    1. david sanders says:

      Ken V….another brainless idiot with nothing important to bring to the table

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

KNX 1070 Newsradio
Play.It

Listen Live