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AlphaCentauri Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-14-09 10:58 AM
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Immigrant suspect says jail officials broke her arm
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Source: Arizona Republic

A woman suspected of being an illegal immigrant said Friday that her arm was broken when jail officials from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office tried to force her to sign a document volunteering to be sent to Mexico.

Maria del Carmen Garcia Martinez, 46, said six jail officials threw her to the floor, held her down with their feet, stomped on her and twisted her left arm behind her back after she refused to sign the document.

The accusations come as the U.S. Justice Department is investigating the Sheriff's Office for suspected civil-rights abuses and the House Judiciary Committee is preparing to hold investigative hearings into racial-profiling allegations against deputies enforcing immigration laws.

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  -Immigrant suspect says jail officials broke her arm AlphaCentauri  Mar-14-09 10:58 AM   #0 
  - Ya right....  Supply Side Jesus   Mar-14-09 11:06 AM   #1 
  - The Maricopa County Sheriff has an agreement with the feds to do immigration enforcement  Hello_Kitty   Mar-14-09 11:10 AM   #2 
  - Hopefully, this policeman has a bad rep without this.  jwirr   Mar-14-09 11:16 AM   #3 
  - It's Joe Arpaio  Hello_Kitty   Mar-14-09 11:42 AM   #5 
     - Methinks  lsewpershad   Mar-14-09 01:54 PM   #9 
  - Maricopa County is one of the reasons the 287G program is being reviewed  Tempest   Mar-14-09 05:46 PM   #15 
  - Could we be a bit to quick to judge this?  Yavapai   Mar-14-09 04:07 PM   #11 
  - There is more BS around Maricopa, check this, it may help  AlphaCentauri   Mar-14-09 04:41 PM   #13 
  - Actually, there is such a form.  WilmywoodNCparalegal   Mar-14-09 05:53 PM   #16 
  - Welcome to fascist America.  Hulk   Mar-14-09 11:22 AM   #4 
  - re: Hulk  espiral   Mar-14-09 04:31 PM   #12 
  - Wait 'till you see how Texas does it after they secede  NBachers   Mar-14-09 11:45 AM   #6 
  - Hail to the (new) chief of Texas, Prezdnit 'lil Chuckie" Norris!!!!  pattmarty   Mar-14-09 12:32 PM   #8 
  - OT  espiral   Mar-14-09 04:53 PM   #14 
     - Yes, the little red scribbles in the lower right corner  NBachers   Mar-15-09 12:05 AM   #17 
        - re:  espiral   Mar-15-09 03:42 PM   #18 
           - You can upload your own image of Fidel  NBachers   Mar-15-09 08:00 PM   #19 
              - fotos del comandante  espiral   Mar-16-09 01:46 AM   #20 
  - Put "sheriff Joe" in his own fucking jail in pink underwear and................  pattmarty   Mar-14-09 12:30 PM   #7 
  - Police enforcement and torture seem to be oddly connected these days .. . !!!  defendandprotect   Mar-14-09 03:25 PM   #10 

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