Wednesday, January 18, 2012
[CA] Long Beach Police Officer Preciado 5-hour stand-off, tools of torture, and 21 domestic violence felonies - with injury to spouse
The news is still all about him.
Who is helping her through this?
Was that a Long Beach Police issued flashlight and baton?
LONG BEACH OFFICER CHARGED IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASE
Los Angeles Times
January 17, 2012
[Excerpt] A Long Beach police officer was charged with multiple counts of domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon in connection with nearly half a dozen incidents, authorities said Tuesday afternoon. Brandon Preciado, 29, was charged with 21 counts in five incidents dating back to Sept. 18, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said. They include 10 counts of corporal injury to a spouse, nine counts of assault with a deadly weapon and one count of making a criminal threat. He was also charged with a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest stemming from a five-hour standoff...
LONG BEACH POLICE OFFICER PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ALLEGATIONS: Brandon Preciado arrested following five-hour stand-off with Sheriff's deputies
By Tracy Manzer
[Excerpts] LOS ANGELES — A 29-year-old Long Beach Police Department patrol officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 20 felony counts of domestic violence, including 10 counts of corporal injury to a spouse, for alleged ongoing abuse. Brandon Preciado was charged Tuesday morning with a total of 21 counts, including nine felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon and making a criminal threat, all felonies. The charge includes one misdemeanor count of resisting arrest, said Deputy District Attorney Jason Lustig with the Justice System Integrity Division... Weapons allegedly used in the beatings included a flashlight, belt, hammer, broom handle and baton, according to the criminal complaint filed Tuesday. Preciado was arrested Thursday following a five-hour standoff with Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies... His bail was hiked to $450,000, and if he makes bond he must attend three Alcoholics Anonymous meetings a week and wear a bracelet that detects alcohol use... A protective order requiring Preciado to stay away from his wife was issued by the court, but the court didn't issue a stay-away order for the couple's children, Gibbons said. The officer, who is on administrative leave from his job at the LBPD, must also surrender all firearms within 24 hours of his release. Preciado was also ordered to return to court on Jan. 27 for a preliminary hearing setting... He has been temporarily relieved of his duties... "We are conducting an administrative review and will take the appropriate course of action" ... [Full article here]
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