One of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón’s top aides is being accused of threatening a local police officer who arrested him for public intoxication.
Joseph Iniguez, Gascón’s chief of staff, was responding to a stop the officer made on a Tesla driven by Iniguez’s fiance on December 11 for an illegal U-turn, the LA Daily News said.
Iniguez, according to a prosecutor, called the officer a f—up and said he’d ‘put him in the Brady system.
The Brady list, established by a 1963 Supreme Court ruling, adds officers who have a record of knowingly lying in a professional capacity to said list.
If an officer gets put on a list, prosecutors must notify defendants and their attorneys if they are on the Brady list. It is often used to attack an officer’s credibility in court.
Joseph Iniguez, Gascon’s chief of staff, was responding to a stop the officer made on…