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Victim of Police Break-In Jailed for 30 Days

http://lufkindailynews.com

I'm sure Marco Sauceda felt served and protected when the police entered his home and sprayed him with pepper spray, battered him, and tackled him because they thought he was a burglar. As it turns out, Mr. Sauceda was in his own home, is developmentally-challenged, and does not speak English. A jury of Mr. Sauceda's "peers" found that his actions of retreating further into the house and locking the door were "resisting arrest", worthy of a $500 fine and 30 days in jail.

One juror wrote: “We’ve all reached a verdict. To us we feel he has been wronged. Please consider that in his sentencing.” Yet, that juror didn't have the stones to vote not guilty. Pathetic.

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