Republicans Assaulting Law Enforcement Officers

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  • Leanette Lopez [2021 KY GOP State Rep. Candidate]
    assaulted a police officer by grabbing and bending their hand backward while she was booked for driving under the influence of alcohol and resisting arrest in which she refused police officer orders to exit her vehicle parked in the middle of the road and when asked if she wished to contact her attorney responded with “Blah Blah Blah”
    04 Apr 2022
    According to charging documents filed by local prosecutors
  • State Rep. Matt Grossell [R-MN]
    shoved and threw a hotel security guard to the ground and was taken to the hospital by police because he was so drunk he couldn't answer basic questions and later was arrested for refusing to leave the hospital after doctors discharged him
    26 Jun 2019
    He struck a plea deal to complete a five-month alcohol diversion program in exchange for his charges being dropped
  • David Martinez [2018 GOP MN City Council Member Nominee]
    thrusted his body into a security guard who ordered him to leave a professional baseball game then had to be subdued by several security guards and police officers before being handcuffed and escorted away resulting in him being banned from the ballpark for one year
    11 Jul 2018
    According to a video of the incident reported by local media