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Rodney King

Recipient of the most celebrated beatdown in Los Angeles history.

Timeline

2 Apr 1965 Rodney King born, Sacramento CA.
1987 Receives probation after beating his wife.
1989 Jailed for robbery of a convenience store, assault.
27 Dec 1990 Paroled.
3 Mar 1991 LAPD beatdown.
29 Apr 1992 Rodney King Riot: (52 killed, 3,000 wounded)
1994 Receives $3.8M civil settlement from the City of Los Angeles.
1999 Convicted of spousal abuse, San Bernardino County.
29 Sep 2001 Police arrest Rodney King in Pomona, California for indecent exposure and being high on PCP.
Oct 2001 Pleads no contest to PCP and indency charges.
13 Apr 2003 Police arrest Rodney King in Rialto, California for crashing his Ford Expedition into a house while high on PCP. He suffers a fractured pelvis in the accident.
11 Oct 2003 Police arrest Rodney King in Rialto, California for punching his girlfriend in the stomach.