Heber, CA – A man captured his neighbor, Imperial Irrigation District Director Anthony Sanchez, beating his stepson with a belt because the boy couldn’t catch a baseball and then posted the video to Youtube.
The video is shot from inside a window of a home that overlooks the backyard of Anthony Sanchez, where Sanchez can be seen playing catch with his stepson. Except the games of catch I played with my dad were a little less nightmarish than the one Sanchez likes to play.
Sanchez’s version consists of him holding a belt in one hand and then beating the boy with it whenever he drops the ball. The video shows Sanchez screaming at the crying boy as he hits him with the belt a few times. As furious as I was getting watching this, I was getting just as aggravated with the person filming for not stopping it.
But turns out the person filming, now identified as 36-year-old Oscar Lopez, was as outraged as I’m sure some of you are. He stops filming and confronts Sanchez yelling, “That’s enough, fuckstick!” This leads to a small verbal exchange that ends with Oscar stating he is a father too, and asking if Sanchez would like to come over and teach him.…Continue Reading