Anaheim Teen Altercation with Off-Duty LAPD Officer: No Charges Filled

No Charges Filled By Anaheim Prosecutors Against Off-Duty LAPD Officer During a Wednesday news conference, Anaheim prosecutors stated, "they were unable to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Ferguson didn’t have the right to detain the 13-year-old as part of a citizen’s arrest, or that the officer used excessive force", according to the Orange County Register. Los Angeles criminal defense attorney R.J. Manuelian, representing 13-year-old Christian Dorscht pro bono following an altercation in Anaheim with an off-duty Los Angeles police officer. Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, R.J. Manuelian will be discussing the case on KTLA between 3-4pm on January 24, 2018. Per statement to scpr.com, criminal defense attorney R.J. Manuelian, said "he thinks Ferguson would’ve been charged if he hadn’t been a cop. It sends a message that rogue officers will get a pass while good citizens come in last". In an interview with the Los Angeles Times,…

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Anaheim Teen Helps Friend in a Altercation with Off-Duty LAPD Officer

Los Angeles criminal defense attorney R.J. Manuelian, representing 13-year-old Christian Dorscht pro bono following an altercation in Anaheim with an off-duty Los Angeles police officer. On his way home from school, Dorschy heard cries for help and responded. "He was an honor student doing an honorable thing," R.J. Manuelian, told the Weekly. "He was defending the 13-year-old, who he thought was being kidnapped." Sometime thereafter, the off-duty officer fired a shot into the ground.  According to LA Weekly, "When the gun was discharged, it missed my client's toes by inches," he says. "It was so close that he felt the grass explode right next to his feet." The attorney also reports that the teen hasn't slept well since the incident with recurring nightmares of a gun pointing and shooting at him. The honors student no longer attends Loara High School and has since transferred out of Anaheim. R.J…

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