The legal professional for Roderick Walker, the Georgia ridehsare passenger who was crushed by Georgia deputies final week after which arrested, stated the daddy was granted bond for his launch and that his authorized workforce is engaged on different court docket issues on his behalf.
“Roderick Walker has been granted a $25,000 bond by the Clayton County District Lawyer’s Workplace for the costs he confronted within the incident with Clayton County deputies,” stated Shean Walker of The Cochran Agency- Atlanta, in a press launch. “ As soon as he posts bond in Clayton County, which we anticipate will occur tonight, he will probably be launched to officers in Fulton County and will probably be transferred to the Fulton County Jail the place he faces probation points.”
Walker, his girlfriend, Juanita Davis, their 5 month-old-child and his five-year-old stepson have been driving in a neighborhood automotive service in Clayton County, Georgia when the automobile was stopped by deputies on Friday, September 11 for a busted taillight, in response to Williams.
Walker was requested for his identification in the course of the cease, however questioned why he needed to present it since he wasn’t the one driving. Davis started to document the incident when deputies attacked her boyfriend. The viral video reveals the 2 deputies on high of Walker punching him within the head and physique.
Davis’ screams could be heard as she pleads with them to cease as a result of Walker, who was in clear misery, stated he couldn’t breathe. A small baby within the automotive may also be heard yelling, “Daddy!”
He was positioned within the automobile and brought to the Clayton County Jail whereas injured. “He additionally went unconscious within the deputy’s automobile. He wants a full neurological workup as a result of we consider he has suffered some stage of mind harm,” Williams advised BET.com. One of many deputies concerned, whose identify has not turn out to be public, was fired for extreme use of power, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office announced. A legal investigation is underway.
Williams stated that after Walker is within the Fulton County Jail, his workplace will start working to resolve the excellent authorized points his shopper should cope with together with a violation of probation cost.
“His authorized workforce want to reiterate that none of this may be occurring if it weren’t for the illegal assault and arrest made by the Clayton County deputies, certainly one of whom has already been terminated,” stated Williams.