Remember those awful Fullerton cops who beat up and killed Kelly Thomas, a homeless man? One of the cops who was at that incident but not charged in it – moved toward a man, Veth Mam, who was filming an altercation, in July of 2011, knocking a cellphone camera out of his hands.
A federal jury is expected to hear closing arguments Monday in the lawuit filed by Mam, who was arrested, prosecuted and acquitted of misdemeanor charges, including battering and assaulting a police officer, according to the O.C. Register. Click here to read about what happened in that incident, as reported by a bail bondsman’s blog.
Mam is suing three Fullerton officers in the U.S. District Court in Santa Ana, for constitutional rights violations and malicious prosecution.
The OC Weekly’s excellent investigative reporter, R. Scott Moxley, took a look at this incident and broke it down, in all its gory details, as follows in these excerpts from his article: Continue reading