STOCKTON, CA - The man on the receiving end of a Stockton police officer's forceful arrest caught on tape had his court appearance Thursday.
Bariki Wiltz , 34, appeared sad, even crying during his arraignment in San Joaquin County Superior Court.courthouse. He was charged with battery on a police officer, attempting to disarm a peace officer of his firearm and resisting arrest.
First, a camera phone captured Wiltz resisting arrest, even grabbing an officer's gun. Then a News10 camera recorded other officers assisting with batons before bringing Wiltz into custody
Court records show an extensive criminal background on Wiltz involving assault, violence and fleeing from authorities.