Skip to comments.Rodney King Arrested In Pasadena, Calif.
Posted on 12/08/2006 6:46:04 AM PST by Sub-Driver
Rodney King Arrested In Pasadena, Calif.
(CBS) LOS ANGELES Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by LAPD officers sparked the 1992 Los Angeles riots, was arrested in Pasadena, Calif.
King, 41, was allegedly involved in a disturbance at a Pasadena clothing store on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Police officers were called to the scene and found two outstanding misdemeanor warrants for King. According to the Pasadena Star-News, King was arrested without incident. He was released after appearing in court on Wednesday morning.
King was born in Sacramento and became a symbol of police brutality when amateur photographer George Holliday videotaped four LAPD officers using batons to beat him after a car chase on March 3, 1991.
On April 29, 1992, a Simi Valley jury acquitted the officers of state charges that alleged excessive use of force, which sparked four days of riots in Los Angeles that left 55 dead, 2,383 injured and cost $1 billion in property damage.
Two of the officers were convicted in 1993 on federal charges of violating King's civil rights and served 30 months in prison.
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Yeah, but this time they didn't beat the shirt out of him.
I think I'm seeing a pattern here.
These seem to all be cut from the same bolt of cloth.
Wonder who stitched on him...
But they did belt him.
He's just a loafer anyway.
>Well, they did really catch him with his pants down.
Yeah, but this time they didn't beat the shirt out of him.<
Can't we just cut the guy some slack(s)?
Anyone recall Bill Bradley pounding his podium to mimick the "beating" of Rodney King? Truly one of the most disgraceful displays in Senate history.
Aw, they just want to cuff him a little, that's all.
Them Koreans know how to take care of a situation, they don't mess around.
Whatever they did, it suited him just fine.
"...Can't we all just get a 42-long?"
OK, that's it, pal: you're under a vest.
I wonder if he'll file a SUIT against Pasadena.
Only if they PRESS charges.
He just better watch it, that's all I'm saying.
>King was arrested without incident.<
He must have known that the cops had him hemmed in.
He ties up a lot of police resources.
Seams like it.
All right now, guys. I think we've got the case sewn up.
Baiting cops into another lawsuit to replenish his revenue stream ?
How many cameras were running when the cops showed up?
Yeah, maybe I'd better find another thread.
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