At a glance: What transpired in the Moore Warren Theatre video

At a glance: What transpired in the Moore Warren Theatre video
by Jennifer Palmer Modified: February 25, 2014 at 9:12 pm •  Published: February 25, 2014

Nair Rodriguez, Luis Rodriguez’s wife: Luis, please! Luis, please!

An officer: Calm down, sir.

Nair: This is a parent thing. And look how you’re treating him. Can somebody explain to me why you came to this (unknown)? Please? Please can someone tell me why you’re going to do this? Luis, are you OK? Luis? Luis, are you OK?

Officer: He’s fine.

Nair: Why you came to all this? Please, tell me. This, this, this...

Officer: We have medical on the way, ma’am.

Nair: This person, this, our youngest daughter, has been treating us like crap.

Officer: OK, ma’am, can you do me a favor real quick?

Nair: Yes.

Officer: OK, let me get this under control. What I need you to do is I need an ID from you, and I need an ID from you, OK? I understand that there’s a domestic here, someone hit someone.

Nair: Yes. I hit my daughter.

Officer: You hit your daughter.

Nair: Yes.

Officer: OK, a crime was committed. It’s domestic abuse. We came out here to investigate it. He refused to give his ID. Tried to give it to ... he got combative. That’s why, why he got put in this position, OK?

Nair: But why is he bleeding?

Officer: I’m bleeding. All right, that’s me. But I’ve got medical here and they’re going to come check him out. Make sure he’s OK. But right now, I need your ID.

Nair: Yes.

Officer: And I need her ID, OK?

Nair: Yes. I need to record this also. I’m recording.

Officer: I understand that. What I need is your ID, OK? Just stay with me.

Nair: It’s incredible. You will see. That man doesn’t look for trouble. At all! At all! Yes, I will give you my ID. I will give you ... Papa!

Officer: Ma’am, listen...

Nair: Yes, I’m step back.

Officer: Ma’am, where’s your car at?

Nair: It’s there, turning on.

Officer: OK, let’s have a seat right here. See where this pole is?

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by Jennifer Palmer
Investigative Reporter
Jennifer Palmer joined The Oklahoman staff in 2008 and, after five years on the business desk, is now digging deeper through investigative work. She's been recognized with awards in public service reporting and personal column writing. Prior to...
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