More on this still developing case Friday night on the Isiah Factor Uncensored Friday night at 9 PM on FOX 26 or see it online at www.fox26houston.com
Video released and Officer Jarius Warren has resigned in a letter to Metro Police Chief Vera Bumpers. Officer Reynoso is being re-trained by the department. A spokesperson for The Harris County District Attorney’s office say his case will likely go before a grand jury for criminal charges including but not limited to excessive force!
A HOUSTON ‘METRO’ POLICE OFFICER HAS BEEN SUSPENDED AND COULD FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES FOR BRUTALLY BEATING A HOMELESS MAN…
WE FIRST BROKE THIS STORY ON SOCIAL MEDIA…INVESTIGATORS SAY OFFICERS JARIUS WARREN – YOU SEE HERE ALONG WITH OFFICER D. REYNOSO APPROACHED A HOMELESS MAN IDENTIFIED AS DARRELL GILES…HE WAS SLEEPING ON A METRO PLATFORM AT THE BURNETT STATION WEDNESDAY MORNING AND WAS TOLD TO LEAVE…OUR SOURCES SAY AT 7:40 GILES WAS BACK ON THE PLATFORM. THAT’S WHEN WE’RE TOLD OFFICER WARREN BEGAN BRUTALLY ATTACKING GILES WITH A BATON…AT LEAST A DOZEN HITS AND THE SECOND OFFICER REYNOSO HAD TO PHYSICALLY STOP WARREN. GILES WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL BUT STILL CHARGED WITH TRESPASSING AND RESISTING ARREST. OFFICER WARREN HAS BEEN TAKEN OFF THE STREETS –
WE’VE ALSO LEARNED THERE IS VIDEO OF THE INCIDENT THAT METRO HAS BUT THEY’RE NOT RELEASING IT BECAUSE IT’S PART OF THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION…GILES IS IN THE HARRIS COUNTY JAIL AFTER HE WAS RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL.
Two Metro Cops suspended after one is accused of brutally beating a homeless man near downtown Houston… We’ve been working on this and Metro just released a statement:
We are investigating the use of force by Officer J. Warren after he approached a man who appeared to be slumped over on a rail platform seat at Burnett Station. This happened Wednesday morning, Sept 14 around 7:40. I will not tolerate inappropriate use of force by officers. Officer Warren is suspended pending the results of a criminal investigation and an administrative review. A second officer, D Reynoso, who was on the scene is also suspended pending our reviews.”
Chief Vera Bumpers
METRO Police Department