Thursday, January 28, 2010

Man in brutality case in ICE custody (, RI)

Man in brutality case in ICE custody
By SCOTT ALLEN | News Editor
Published: January 25, 2010

PROVIDENCE —A man who claimed two Providence officers abused him is in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.
Federal agents said Luis Mendonca is eligible for deportation because of his criminal record.
Mendonca claimed two Providence police officers assaulted him in October. The altercation was caught on video.
Luis Mendonca, 20, was accused of assaulting two Rhode Island School of Design police officers before he was captured by Providence police.
The Providence officers were put on administrative leave.
Medonca was sentenced to 90 days in jail for violating probation.

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