SLO cops rough up homeless man waiting for a sandwich

October 19, 2012

Following a complaint from a worker at the Maxine Lewis Homeless Shelter, San Luis Obispo Police threw a mentally challenged man, who was not resisting arrest, to the ground before taking him into custody.

Chris Grace, a local homeless woman who claims she has been harassed and now keeps a camera to video tape police, posted a video of the incident. Though the video quality is poor,  at the end of the video an officer admits the man did not resist arrest and was not acting aggressively when police arrived.

On Thursday at about 5:20 p.m., Grace said the man was asked to leave the shelter for acting strange, which he did. The man was waiting for a friend to bring him food after being denied a meal at the shelter when police arrived. In all, six police cruisers responded.
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68 Comments

  1. gypsycelt says:

    There is only one person running for city council who can unite this divided city: Matt Strzepek. I encourage you to view his website: http://www.mattforslo.com.

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  2. jarhead says:

    Sure hes no threat to anyone , just like JOHN WOODY from paso that went into the laundramat and killed MARTIN Mc williams while he was watching TV , he goes on trial today

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    • mkaney says:

      I’m going to have to apologize in advance to the editors because there is just no way I can be polite about this. Look at the video and read the article. Clearly you are literate, so what is it that could possibly make you think that 1+1=30843 ??? Look at your username… maybe something will click and your math skills will improve, and you will figure out that it is YOU who are the threat.

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  3. Princess1 says:

    These guys see now that county employees can get away with attempted murder just like that punk firefighter Mason did.

    (0) 10 Total Votes - 5 up - 5 down

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