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09-16-2011, 11:09 PM
Third instance of police brutality alleged in California town [ Fullerton Police ]

The Fullerton, California, Police Department was accused Friday of a third case of brutality. The incident involves the same officer accused of being among several involved in the beating death of a 37-year-old homeless man this summer. In the latest allegation Friday, the officer is accused of assaulting and falsely accusing a 27-year-old man of being drunk in public, said Garo Mardirossian, the alleged victim's attorney. Edward Miguel Quinonez, 27, of Anaheim, California, is planning to file a lawsuit against the Fullerton police officer for "slamming" his head against the wall in a June 27, 2010, incident, Mardirossian told reporters...