A Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy suspended for slamming a man face-first into the pavement is under arrest.
Justin Lambert turned himself in on Monday after a warrant was issued for his arrest.
In February 2014, surveillance cameras caught Lambert, and Deputy Mike Manresa, slamming David Gonzalez to the ground at a Deerfield Beach gas station.
Both Lambert and Manresa were charged with falsifying police reports afterward to make it appear the attack was justified.
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Lambert is now suspended without pay.
The victim’s attorney, Michael Glasser, issued a statement following Lambert’s arrest.
“We’re glad that justice won’t be a double standard for incidents such as this,” he said. “We will let justice take its course.”