Once Lasnik was in the holding cell, he was uncuffed and raised his hand towards Magness’ face, the video shows. This led to the officer beginning a beating of Lasnik with the video showing that he was hit “seven times while on the holding cell bench” and “five times after he’s dragged to the floor and handcuffed again.”
According to KDVR, Magness’ partner, David Romero, would later tell his superiors that “it didn’t look good” and that someone should probably review the footage of what happened.
This wasn’t the first time Magness was accused of brutality. The officer pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of throwing a person to the ground, which nearly broke their arm, in 2009.
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