Three undercover DC cops maced a bus rider who was short just 75 cents on his fare this afternoon, getting caught in a video going viral for their excessive force over a petty incident.
It’s happened to anyone who takes public transit from time to time. You get to the door and you’re short a dollar or a few cents. Who’d expect to be tackled and pepper sprayed by the police?
To fill in the details, we’re interviewing citizen journalist and blogger JaVanni Brustow who alertly captured the incident on his cellphone cam.