Footage Of Jaxson Hayes' Arrest Shows Police Officers Tasing Him And Using Excessive Force

Several days ago, New Orleans Pelicans big man Jaxson Hayes was arrested in Los Angeles after cops showed up to attend a domestic dispute. It was reported that Hayes was booked and released on a $25,000 bond. Now, however, it seems like the police officers are under investigation due to excessive force and injuries sustained by the former 8th overall pick:
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Driver taken into custody in North Hills after leading pursuit with pit bull hanging out front window

(KTLA) — A driver was taken into custody in North Hills Tuesday afternoon after leading authorities on a pursuit with a pit bull hanging out her driver’s side window. The pursuit began after the Los Angeles Police Department tried to stop a reckless driver, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Elizabeth Kravig. The LAPD handed off the pursuit to CHP shortly after initiating the chase.
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TMZ: Jaxson Hayes Tased by Police in Arrest Video; LAPD investigating Excessive Force

Footage of New Orleans Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes' recent arrest surfaced Wednesday, and it showed Hayes getting tased by police. In the video, Hayes is on the ground with three officers, one of whom appears to tase him in the chest. Two of the cops then roll on top of Hayes and handcuff him before police approach the person recording and the video shuts off:

Video Emerges of NBA Player Being Tased During Arrest; Investigation Launched

The Los Angeles Police Department announced they would conduct a department investigation after video attained by TMZ showed police tasing 21-year-old New Orleans Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes at a L.A. home. The video shows three officers restraining the 6-foot-11 Hayes as he laid on the ground. An officer fired a...
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LAPD opens excessive force investigation into arrest of Pelicans’ Jaxson Hayes

The Los Angeles Police Department has opened an investigation into allegations that officers used excessive force while arresting Pelicans big man Jaxson Hayes, LAPD chief Michel Moore said in a Tuesday press conference. Hayes was arrested last week on suspicions of resisting arrest. The police found the 21-year-old outside his...
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Man Shot and Wounded in South L.A. Area

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A man was shot and wounded today in the South Los Angeles area, and police were searching for a suspect. The shooting was reported at about 8:40 a.m. at Gage Avenue and St. Andrews Place, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The wounded man was...
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LAPD Announces Arrest Of Man Who Placed Molotov Cocktails On MTA Platform

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Police Department announced an arrest in a possible threat to a Los Angeles MTA rail line. Frederick Brown was taken into custody on suspicion of being in possession of molotov cocktails and pipe bombs. Firearm and knife seized from Frederick Brown, who was arrested and stands accused of putting explosive devices on an MTA platform. Authorities said that he admitted to placing the explosives at an MTA Redline platform near Vermont Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard. Brown, according to police, was armed with a gun and wanted for a parole violation. So far, no motive has been established, but officials said that brown told them he was being stalked by street gangs and was defending himself. The FBI is assisting in the investigation.  
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Victim Killed In Motorcycle Accident

BEL AIR—A singular victim died in a motorcycle accident in Bel Air on Monday, August 2. The accident shut down two lanes of Sepulveda Boulevard for hours throughout the night as authorities completed their investigation. The Los Angeles Police Department responded to the incident that was reported around 11:31 p.m....