Former navy recruit denied ptsd treatment by veterans affairs
DALLAS (KDFW) – A former Navy recruit was denied a ptsd treatment and was later charged with violating the veterans’ rights by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Patrick Jones was charged with felony reckless endangerment – aggravated assault – following the March 23 arrest of former sailor Andrew Thomas.
The Dallas Police Department says they got multiple reports of a « physical altercation » between Thomas, 17, and Jones on March 20. Police say Jones threw a table at an ambulance and Jones hit an ambulance crew member in the neck. According to the arrest affidavit, during the altercation Thomas also punched a witness.
A video surveillance video shows two members of the ambulance crew approaching Thomas, who was unconscious and had broken ribs. The paramedic then opens fire with바카라사이트 a handgun. When the officers move out of the frame, Jones goes into the crowd. He runs into a back seat, but he quickly gets away and backs away from the medics.
According to the video, when two squad cars stop to give the medics emergency assistance, one of the squad cars fires upon Jones. According to the affidavit, one of the medics fired back and the suspect was shot several times and fell, bleeding.
The medical personnel then took Jones to the trauma center. He refused medical treatment and the paramedics tried to subdue him with an oversize blanket, but Jones broke free and continued to fight. He was taken into custody and charged with p바카라사이트ossession ogospelhitzf a weapon of mass destruction, battery and aggravated assault.
Jones is scheduled for trial on the charge on April 5, 2018.