Dirty Blondes Incident Has Fort Lauderdale Police Seeking Help From Public

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Fort Lauderdale police are asking for assistance.
Sunday's incident at Fort Lauderdale beach dive bar Dirty Blondes is raising more questions and, although two people were arrested, the Fort Lauderdale Police are asking for help in trying to figure out what happened.

Detective DeAnna Greenlaw of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department's media relations team issued the following statement regarding the widely distributed video, which disturbingly shows a bouncer pushing and punching a patron before stomping on his head:

See also: Dirty Blondes Bouncers Beat Customers; Customers Lawyers Up (Video)

"The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is aware of the short clip that has been circulating via YouTube and social media, and we are looking into the details surrounding this incident. At this time there have been no reports filed with this agency depicting the incident that was captured on this video. The agency encourages both of the individuals arrested to come forward and file police reports regarding the altercation that took place prior to our arrival on scene. Incidents received by this agency will be given the professional and thorough attention that is deemed necessary. The aforementioned 15 second video, is a disturbing clip, but it is also extremely short. Anyone with further information or video surveillance of the incident is encouraged to contact the Fort Lauderdale Police Department 954-828-5700."
Greenlaw also released the complaint affidavits filed against Alexander Coelho and David Parker, who were arrested and released on bond.

According to Coelho's complaint report, officer M. DeCarlo "observed the defendant and co-defendant having a verbal confrontation with security, both subjects had injuries, and blood on them. Both subjects were threatening the staff trying to fight them. I gave them a lawful order to stop, but they refused and continued yelling and threatening physical harm to the staff."

Then, the officer said the "subjects then turned their attention on me, and started cursing me."

"Unprovoked, he suddenly approached me and with both hands pushed shoved [sic] this officer in the chest pushing me back. I then punched him in the chest with a closed fist to back him up."

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Dirty Blondes

229 S. Atlantic Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL

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KennyPowersII topcommenter

I don't believe the cops version at all. Maybe the "security" guards will back up his story.

frankd4 topcommenter

well good thing Detective DeAnna Greenlaw of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department WASN'T responsible for analyzing the ZAPRUDER film which was only 26 seconds so i guess having to eat a donut while watching the film means it has to be two AT LEAST minutes long

here is the shortcut - the fat black guy in the green pants and the guy stomping on the head of the guy on the ground are TWO DUDEs that should be charged criminally - and would have already been charged criminally in most other jurisdictions BUT the ft liquordale PD is slower than most and allowances must be made for the good ole boy network to protect their own

i do suppose in the long run it gives attorneys another party to SUE in a civil suit


Wow; you gotta wonder what kind of management style inspires this type of action by employees.

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