An ex-cop discovered responsible of whipping one other driver with handcuffs throughout an off-duty highway rage incident is in “absolute denial” over the caught-on-video assault, in keeping with a choose who on Wednesday sentenced him to 60 days behind bars.
“I’ve gone by means of loads,” Michael Baror whined to guage Danny Chun, saying he nonetheless supposed to exonerate himself after a jury convicted him in March on varied expenses, together with assault, for the Jan. 1, 2018 incident.
“I’ve my aspect of the proof to clear me,” the 25-year-old former transit officer insisted.
However Chun wasn’t shopping for it, and mentioned he was “flabbergasted” by Baror’s claims, particularly for the reason that total assault — which left his sufferer requiring facial stitches — was caught on video.
“The complete incident is on sprint cam the place you might be assaulting the complainant with handcuffs,” Chun responded. “You’re in absolute denial.”
He then sentenced Baror to 60 days in jail over the objections of prosecutors, who requested he obtain at the very least a 12 months behind bars.