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Texas Woman Accuses Cop of Excessive Force

June 17, 2013  | 

A woman arrested by Arlington (Texas) Police last year has filed a lawsuit accusing an officer of using excessive force during the arrest.

Vanessa Aguilar is seeking unspecified damages in a lawsuit that accuses Officer Juan Rangel of grabbing her by the neck, slamming her to the ground and punching her before attempting to place her in handcuffs, reports the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

The incident occurred after Aguilar's father called police because he smelled alcohol on her breath when she came to pick up her 2-year-old son. The city attorney has called the lawsuit frivolous.


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[email protected] @ 6/17/2013 7:43 PM

Yep, another nominee for "Mother-of-the-Year". Wanna bet she didn't comply with the Officers requests? And you got to give the father credit, his granddaughter is alive and not wrapped around a tree or another car. For once I agree with the city attorneys thoughts. Blues, Stay Safe.

[email protected] @ 6/17/2013 7:44 PM

Typo, Meant grandson, not granddaughter. Sorry.

Troop @ 6/17/2013 10:59 PM

Hooray. Play the police lottery. Lawyers will be the only ones getting rich!

SS @ 7/5/2013 2:23 PM

Stupid ass female. I doubt that happend that way. But if it did...good Im sure she deserved it.

LL @ 8/29/2013 9:35 PM

You cant believe the media now a days they teach us this in school. Just because they have the authority doesnt mean they do right! You can tell its riged read in between the lines see how they call her john doe what are they hiding. People above need an education using profanity to make themself seem bigger.

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