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Central Valley Coalition & Justice for Oscar Grant coming together....
WE ALL ARE OSCAR!
Many have been beaten & executed in cold blood by local police in the Central Valley, just like Oscar Grant. Here are a few we know about.
'We Don’t Forget' Police Brutality Timeline:
Alberto Sepulveda 11 yrs old. Sep 2000 Modesto killed by SWAT/Officer D.Hawn. Executed in a drug raid
Eustolio Aguilar 22 yrs old Apr 2003 Modesto Killed when reaching for a cell phone while being detained
Sammy Galvan 22 yrs old Aug 2004 Modesto Police claim he tried to attack them when witnesses say otherwise
Andres Raya 19 yrs old Jan 2005 Ceres Shot 18 times and killed after taking out a cop and injuring another
Deaf Driver 2006 Modest Officers Oaxaca & Rodney (MPD) He was wrongfully accused of stealing a car. He was shot at then got tazed
Melron Johnson 2006 Modesto Police said he attacked with a knife and later admitted there was no knife
John Doe 2007 Ceres Shot in the back several times as he ran from the cops
High School Student 2008 Fresno Attacked an officer with a bat
Joey Pinasco 2008 Escalon CHP Outrunning the police
Ritchie Robles Jan 2009 Modesto MPD Shot by female cop who said he attacked her with a sword
Luis Gutierrez Apr 2009 Woodland Sheriff/ Gang unit Shot in the back by gang unit outside of DMV
Craig Prescott Apr 2009 Modesto Sheriff Was “mentally ill”, tazed to death in county jail
Manuel Dante Dent Aug 2009 Modesto Sheriff Inmate tazed to death
LA Trial-Day 2: http://www.sfbayview.com/2010/mehserle-trial-day-2-oscar-grants-friend-sobs-on-stand/