Tag Archives: Police Brutality

Another Case of Police Misconduct: San Bernardino Deputies Beating Man Fleeing On Horse

Policy misconduct and police brutality has recently been the focus of many news reporters across the country. Abuse of police power is a serious matter that may not only affect the victim and their family, but the country as a whole. Without the rule of law, the values that the police seek to serve and protect the public are meaningless. Put in simple terms, police brutality and misconduct has...
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Cyclist, Passenger Hospitalized After Colton Police Chase

A September 13 motorcycle police chase ended with an accident near Colton in the greater Orange County/San Bernardino area. Several individuals sustained a range of injuries. Police reported that after they tried to apprehend a motorcycle driver with a passenger for speeding, the motorcyclist accelerated before crashing into a Toyota Prius on Rancho Avenue. The motorcyclist and his passenger were critically injured, and the Prius passengers received only minor...
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Police Action Wins Mission Viejo Couple $260,000

In what turned out to be a prolonged legal battle, a Mission Viejo couple has won a settlement of nearly $260,000 from Orange County after a woman sustained injuries from an altercation with Orange County sheriff’s deputies. According to reports from the Orange County Register, Mission Viejo resident Toy White got a black eye after she tried to shut the door on the deputies who arrived to deal with...
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Taser Played Role in Man’s Death, Lawsuit Filed by Sammer Habbas

The following are snippets from an article published on pe.com: Marlon Acevedo, 35, was high on PCP when he clashed with Riverside police one year ago on Halloween, according to the coroner’s report. He was in the street screaming at passing cars, and officers struck him with batons and shocked him several times, the report said. He died at a hospital less than an hour later… Samer Habbas, the...
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Excessive Force by Corona Police Using a K-9

The Law Offices of Samer Habbas was hired to represent the plaintiff in an excessive force lawsuit against the Corona Police Department. Joseph Erik Villa, 25, was taken to a Corona-area hospital for treatment of puncture wounds to his armpit and shoulder from a police dog, said Lt. Shawn Dredla of the Corona Police Department. Dredla said Villa refused a police order to show his hands.  – www.pe.com Read...
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