WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Woonsocket police have identified three people that can be seen in a video that appears to show a police officer throwing a man onto the pavement and using force while the man was on the ground.
The incident occurred in the early morning hours October 15 and the video emerged about a week later.
Woonsocket Police Chief Thomas Oates said the video shows Woonsocket police officers responding to a disturbance in a convenience store parking lot.
According to police, the names of the arrested are :
- Jose Quinonez, age 24
- Teil Desmore, age 19
- Stacey Lynch, age 19
Charges include obstructing police, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest.