Aurora police officer beat man 13 times with pistol, choked him during arrest, body camera footage shows

The Colorado Sun: An Aurora police officer beat an unarmed man with a pistol 13 times, choked him and threatened to kill him while responding to a trespassing call in Aurora last week, body camera footage released Tuesday shows.

Days after the violent arrest, the Aurora Police Department announced that the officer, John Haubert, faces allegations of attempted first-degree assault, second-degree assault and menacing, which are felonies, as well as charges of official oppression and first-degree official misconduct, which are misdemeanors.

A warrant was issued for Haubert’s arrest and he was taken into custody.

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