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Brickbat: Drink It Up

Miami Beach Police Department Sergeant has been charged by the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. Jose Perez, Officer Kevin Perez were charged with felonious battery after they handcuffed Khalid Vaughn while recording another person being arrested. Vaughn appears to have obeyed the orders of his officers and backed away. However, police reacted by tackling him. They also taunted Vaughn, beating him and refusing to give medical attention. Video also captures one of them taking Vaughn’s Gatorade and loudly swallowing it. Official misconduct has been brought against Steven Cerrano. The two officers, along with the other officers involved in the arrest of Steven Cerrano were charged also with battery.