Gerald Wengert, a Broward County, Florida Sheriff's deputy, was arrested on Saturday a year and a half after he allegedly beat 17-year-old Mark Visconti during a traffic stop, according to news reports. Wengert, 33, was booked into Broward County Jail on charges of battery, official misconduct, and falsifying records. He was released on $2000 bail bond soon after his arrest. It is not known whether he has retained a private criminal defense attorney.
Wengert's arrest is making headlines, not just… [read post