Three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were convicted Wednesday of assaulting a handcuffed visitor at a county jail and fabricating stories to cover it up.
Francis Pusok, whose videotaped chase on a horse and subsequent beating by deputies resulted in a $650,000 settlement, was charged with multiple counts Thursday.
The names of 10 San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies who were placed on leave amid a use-of- force investigation in the arrest of Francis Pusok were released Monday.
The nation’s largest sheriff’s department agreed to a sweeping settlement Tuesday with the U.S. Justice Department over allegations of long-standing civil rights abuses by deputies in the Mojave Desert.
A San Bernardino man whose videotaped chase on a horse and subsequent beating by deputies resulted in a $650,000 settlement had a run-in with police a day after the deal was made.
A federal judge gave final approval Monday to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies engaged in violence and abuse against jail inmates.
“He seemed jittery, uneasy and very nervous,” Wait said. “And he also seems to be very concerned about pain and getting better.”
San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon says deputies who were involved in the videotaped beating of a suspect who fled on horse have been put on leave.
A suspect was injured early Friday morning in a deputy-involved shooting in South Los Angeles.
Authorities have launched an internal investigation following the arrest of a man accused of ditching a car and leading deputies on a three-hour pursuit on horseback in San Bernardino.
Riverside County Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the area of Lake Mathews Drive Gavilan Springs Ranch Road following reports of a blaze at 1:07 p.m. Sunday.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies will undergo training for interacting with photographers or members of the public who are taking photos in public places as part of a court settlement.
The card was reportedly stolen from the victim’s unlocked vehicle.
The victim, in unknown condition, is reportedly 30 years old.
Due to treacherous conditions, it took more than six hours to rescue the students.