In February 2011, Gabriel Carrillo came to the Los Angeles county jail to visit his brother. He had a cell phone, and mouthed off to the deputies when told that it was a misdemeanor offense to bring a cell phone into the visitation room. Deputy Pantamitr Zunggeemoge arrested Gabriel, and took him into a break room where there is no video. Zunggeemoge handcuffed Gabriel, and confiscated the cell phone.
Gabriel Carrillo who usually looks like this …
came out of the break room looking like this.
Five deputies beat, kneed, and pepper sprayed Gabriel. Once they were content that they had taught Gabriel a lesson, the five deputies in the room gathered to concoct a story to justify the beating. Sergeant Gonzalez, the supervisor, told them to say that Carrillo had one hand free from handcuffs so he could be fingerprinted, when he began swinging wildly with the loose handcuff using it as a weapon, giving the deputies no choice but to beat him within an inch of his life.