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Clemente Verastegui

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Deputy constable’s campaign version of Tasing handcuffed man differs from officers’ accounts

A deputy constable campaigning for his retiring boss’s job is having to explain an encounter nearly a year and a half ago when he twice used a Taser on a mentally disturbed 19-year-old man handcuffed and confined in the back seat of a patrol car.