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DA Won't Prosecute Officer Who Kicked Gang Member In the Head

January 1, 2010
In his report declining to file charges, Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Jason Lustig wrote that Fierro may have been provoked into using a distraction blow when he kicked Richard Rodriguez. The blow was meant to stun or distract Rodriguez rather, Lustig added.

California Officer Kicks Gang Member During Arrest

January 1, 2010

After a long vehicle pursuit on May 13, 2009, El Monte (Calif.) officers George Fierro and James Singleterry arrest Richard Rodriguez, a member of the El Monte Flores gang. During the arrest, Fierro kicks Rodriguez in the head. The officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing.

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.

Gang Tats Visible on Kicking Incident Suspect

May 21, 2009
Photos of the suspect Richard Rodriguez show a two-inch-high tattoo of “EMF” on his face under his lower lip and a large “Flores” tattooed across his neck. (I’ll bet those tattoos hurt more than that alleged kick.) “EMF” stands for the largest of the dozen or so El Monte gangs, El Monte Flores.

Oldie But Baddie: El Monte Flores Gang

May 20, 2009
The fleeing felon was named Richard Rodriguez, and he had a two-inch-high tattoo of "EMF" on his face under his lower lip and a large "Flores" tattooed across his neck. I'll bet those tattoos hurt more than that alleged kick.

El Monte Street Gang is One of Area’s Largest, Oldest

May 15, 2009
As cops led a man away who was kicked in the head by an officer and arrested after a long police chase in El Monte, Calif., Wednesday, one big word could be seen tattooed across his neck: FLORES.

Officer Said to Have Kicked Suspect Owns Clothing Line Tailored to Gang Life

May 15, 2009
The police officer who sources inside El Monte, Calif., City Hall say kicked a gang member in the head after a long car chase Wednesday also owns a clothing company that glorifies gang and prison life.

L.A. County Sheriff's Department Opens Criminal Probe into El Monte Officer's Kick of Prone Suspect

May 15, 2009
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Thursday opened a criminal investigation into the videotaped kicking of a prone suspect by an El Monte police officer after a high-speed pursuit the day before, authorities said.
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