Gang Member Kicked by El Monte Officer Sues for $5 Million
July 27, 2009
Parolee and gang member Richard Rodriguez, 24, has filed a civil claim demanding $5 million from the El Monte Police Department for injuries he says he suffered, when officer George Fierro kicked and pepper-sprayed him, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports.
Nick Pacheco, a former Los Angeles councilman and the attorney for Rodriguez, also said his client has a good case against the officer, who kicked him in the head at the end of a televised pursuit in mid-May.
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taz_07 @ 8/3/2009 7:40 AM
and the 5 million will make him feel better. he will go from being a gang banger to a misunderstood individual..give me a break.
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