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Caron Nazario biography: 13 things about Black-Latino Army lieutenant from Virginia

Lieutenant Caron Nazario is an active member of the United States Army. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He also goes by Caiser Nazario. (a)
  2. He is of African American and Latinx descent. (b)
  3. He lives in Virginia, USA. (b)
  4. He graduated from Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia. He was commissioned out of the university’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program. (c)
  5. He has a dog named Smoke. (d)
  6. He was a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. (b)
  7. On May 19, 2011, he visited New Rochelle, New York, USA. (a)
  8. On November 7, 2020, a Windsor Police Department officer stopped him for speeding in the Town of Windsor, Virginia. On April 15, 2021, the Town of Windsor posted on its website a police body cam video of the incident but immediately took it down because it contained personal information about him. His court date was scheduled for May 2021. (e)
  9. On December 5, 2020, he was in uniform while in the Town of Windsor driving his 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe, which was newly purchased so the Department of Motor Vehicles had yet to provide him with permanent plates. His dog Smoke was in a crate in the back of the vehicle. Windsor Police Department officers Joe Gutierrez and Daniel Crocker pulled him over in his car, pointed their guns at him, used a slang term to suggest he was facing execution, pepper-sprayed him and knocked him to the ground. (b) (d)
  10. On April 2, 2021, he filed a lawsuit against Gutierrez and Crocker in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia seeking $1 million in damages. Represented by Jonathan M. Arthur, he accused the Windsor Police Department officers of violation of the Fourth Amendment (unreasonable seizure), violation of the Fourth Amendment (excessive force), violation of the Fourth Amendment (illegal search), violation of the First Amendment, common law assault, common law battery, common law false imprisonment and illegal search in violation of a Virginia code. (b) (d)
  11. He was 27 years old when he filed a lawsuit against Gutierrez and Crocker on April 2, 2021. (a) (c)
  12. On April 8, 2021, he took to Facebook to say he is fortunate to be able to share his story unlike those who were not including Sandra Bland, George Floyd, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and Damian Daniels. (a)
  13. On April 13, 2021, he took to Instagram to acknowledge how 47th Virginia attorney general Mark Herring continued to shed light on his case involving Gutierrez and Crocker. (f)



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