Published: Sat, April 15, 2017
World | By Tasha Manning

Another Georgia Cop Fired For Punching Man In Face During Traffic Stop


The video ends shortly after the officers place the driver on the hood of a police SUV.

"What I viewed on that video disturbed me", Gwinnett Police Chief Butch Ayers said at the press conference.

A Georgia police department fired two officers after videos surfaced of them punching and kicking a suspect during an arrest. Police said the man, Demetrius Hollins, resisted arrested after being pulled over for a broken tail light. McDonald runs up and immediately appears to stomp on the man's head before both officers eventually pull him to his feet. According to the report, Hollins grabbed his phone and screamed "Help me" into it.

The department's shift commander said he initiated an immediate investigation after the incident.

As Hollins left the Gwinnett County Jail with a bloodied face Thursday, he told CNN affiliate WSB-TV in Atlanta, "All I can say is, I wish this had never happened to me".

GCPD announced it will move forward with a criminal investigation into the incident.

Bongiovanni's account of the traffic stop is very similar to the incident report he filed after he arrested Hollins in August.

It wouldn't be surprising if McDonald also has a Nazi tattoo underneath his uniform.

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Authorities estimated that the woman is between 16 and 30 year old. "We're in the mountains", resident Karen Renwick explained. She said her name was Joanna, but didn't know how she wound up in Fresno, walking naked down a busy street at 3 in the morning.

The Solicitor's Office is the prosecuting authority for misdemeanor cases and traffic offenses in Gwinnett County. Michele Pihera said in an email. Bongiovanni says when he approached the auto he smelled marijuana.

From there Bongiovanni punches and tasers Hollins.

The man in the vehicle, Demetrius Hollins, attempted to restart his auto. His report also said that Hollins was "acting strangely" and started asking for his mother. That triggered Bongiovanni's memory of the August arrest, and he chose to call for backup, according to the report.

Bongiovanni said he deployed his Taser on Hollins multiple times and placed him on the ground. Hollins came out with his hands in the air.

In the 10-second-long, new video, a police officer, identified as Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni, a 19-year police veteran, can be seen pulling the driver of a red auto out of his vehicle. As Hollins gets out the vehicle with his hands up, the officer punches him in the face. When Hollins tried to get up, Bongiovanni used the stun gun on him again and was then able to handcuff him, it adds.

His mug shot, obtained by the paper, shows blood on his nose and lips.

An ambulance responded to the scene and treated the victim.

"We're all trying to make sense of this but you can't really make sense to such a kick to the face", Page earlier told NY Daily News.

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