NYPD cop stomped on man’s head during Brooklyn arrest like he was a ‘roach’ he intended to kill, prosecutor says

from New York Daily News – April 26, 2016

The trial for an NYPD officer accused of stomping on a man’s head while trying to arrest him began Tuesday with strong opening statements from both sides.

Officer Joel Edouard’s action was like “stomp(ing) on a roach that you intend to kill,” prosecutor Marc Fliedner told the room inside Brooklyn Supreme Court.

Fliedner described the cop as “fueled by his own blind and uncontrolled anger” when he allegedly cuffed and then attacked Jahmiel Cuffee in Bedford-Stuyvesant during a marijuana-related arrest on July 23, 2014.

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