Man Claimed He Rammed St. Louis Police Car ‘for the Black People,’ Charges Say

Joel Currier, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 3, 2015

A Bellefontaine Neighbors man was charged Sunday with ramming a St. Louis squad car and injuring two city officers on Friday night.

Kevin Labriado, 48, of the 1500 block of Comet Drive, was charged Sunday with two counts of second-degree assault on a law enforcement officer and child endangerment.

Kevin Labriado

Kevin Labriado

{snip} The two officers in the car, 33 and 25 years old, were on patrol at the time and believed it was an accident until Labriado struck their squad car a second time.

Labriado tried to drive off but struck a city fire hydrant, court records say. Police grabbed him, and as they were arresting him, Labriado yelled several times that “This is for the black people!” Several other people were in the car with Labriado at the time, including his 5-year-old daughter, police said.

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