Ex-Velda City police officer Stan Lee Stanback has been acquitted in federal court of beating two teens and an adult.
Timothy Peterka of Ballwin says in federal lawsuit filed in St. Louis that he suffered a sprain wrist, cracked ribs and a cut on his chin requiring 11 stitches when he was arrested.
A tape recorded by the man’s grandson shows one officer hitting 47-year-old Mario Crump with his baton multiple times after Crump, who was seated, kicked the officer’s partner to the ground.
St. Louis officer Dustin Ries has been cleared of any wrong-doing.
Officer Dustin Ries was taken off patrol after a video showed him beating a man on New Year’s Day.