Guttery said he was roughly "bulldozed" through the bar crowd and loaded into a paddy wagon filled with Hispanic men from the Rosedale Saloon and Cowboy Palace, two bars that were "inspected" earlier in the evening by the same squad.
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One sober witness at the bar that night who scribbled down several pages of notes immediately after the incident says that's not true. There was no resistance from Mr. But Gibson and other eyewitnesses denied that anyone touched anyone and credible eyewitnesses backed him up:. The closer one gets to Sunday morning in the city, the bigger an issue being gay becomes. Following an investigation, the Fort Worth Police Department reprimanded three officers, and the TABC fired three of its personnel and reprimanded two.