May 3, 2012 4:34 pm Published by

Brian Mendoza, 23, was arrested on Wednesday May 2, 2012 and booked on suspicion of assault on a peace officer.

Mendoza allegedly hit the officer on the head with a snare drum from behind which put a dent in his helmet. The incident was caught on videotape showing a protester grabbing a drum hanging from his neck and hitting the officer passing by on the head.

Mendoza is booked on a felony without bail.

Crimes involving assault can result in some serious consequences, especially assault on a police officer. Our San Fernando Valley Attorneys have handled numerous amounts of criminal cases involving assault whether it’s assault on a person, assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a police officer.

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