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Video: Texas police dashcam footage shows officer using taser on 76-year-old man


A police officer in Victoria, Texas, is under investigation for using a taser on an elderly man on December 11. This video, posted by the Victoria Advocate on December 14, shows the police cruiser’s dashcam video of the incident. Officer Nathaniel Robinson pulled over Pete Vasquez at Adam’s Auto Mall when he spotted an expired inspection sticker, according to the Victoria Advocate report. Vasquez works at the auto mall and was trying to get his manager when Robinson stopped him. A scuffle ensued, and Vasquez was tasered. Robinson was placed on administrative duty during the investigation to determine if he violated the use of force policy. Victoria Police Chief JJ Craig has apologized for the incident, according to Click2Houston. Credit: YouTube/Victoria Advocate

 

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