A Victoria, Texas police officer was fired Monday after an internal investigation determined that he violated several department policies when he wrestled a 76-year-old man to the ground and used a stun gun on him twice over an expired vehicle registration.
The Dec. 11 incident, which was captured on the officer’s dash cam and has since been widely circulated across the internet, prompted an internal investigation as well as a separate investigation by the Texas Rangers, the Victoria Advocate reported.
The investigation revealed that 23-year-old Nathanial Robinson was in the wrong and had violated three different department policies — conduct and performance, use of force and arrest without a warrant — during the altercation with Pete Vasquez.
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