Originally posted on Black America Web:
A Black Los Angeles Superior Court judge has filed a complaint against the University of California, Los Angeles police squad for excessive force after a stop for a traffic violation. Judge David S. Cunningham III was stopped over the weekend leaving a gym where he says a UCLA officer roughed him up for not wearing a seat belt.
Judge Cunningham was driving his Mercedes after working out at a nearby L.A. Fitness when UCLA cops pulled him over for the violation. Though his attorney Carl Douglas, Cunningham said he just buckled his seat belt when he was stopped and approached by a pair of officers. After providing his driver’s license, the judge was asked for his registration and proof of insurance.
While reaching for the documents, according to the complaint, an officer began to yell at him not to move and then a prescription bottle of high blood…
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