HPD Officer Deyna Carabajal Loves Facebook, Apparently Hates Hondurans
Is that a drunken Honduran over there?
Channel 2 broke a story last night about Houston police officer Deyna Carabajal, who patrols the Fondren Southwest division.
Girl loves her Facebook, and she's hip with all the abbreviated lingo that people -- sorry, we meant to say "ppl" -- use because they're just too darn busy to type their important Facebook messages.
The trouble for Carabajal is that some of her important Facebook messages were racist.
Like warning Hondurans: "Zero tolerance 4 yall today. Y'all look at me wrong at all today -- y'all riding." ("Riding" as in going to jail.)
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Her posts were discovered by a Honduran woman and reported to HPD, which is investigating them. KPRC confronted Carabajal, who refused comment.
She wasn't so reticent on her page, which is now down. When someone challenged her and said not all Hondurans were drunks, she responded with a text-ese tirade:
if u dnt like wht I say thn get off my page or detete me. I dnt stereotype. whn u can put on this uniform n work my beat n deal with what I deal with u wud hv a diff perspective. of all the latinos in my beat hty r the most drunkards, violent ppl I hv ever dealt with. yes thy r som good. But overall thy r most are crazy n hv no regard for the law.
KPRC, which saw the page before it went down, determined that "hty" referred to Hondurans. We would have guessed Haitians, but we'll take their word for it.
Other highlights from Carabajal, who also apparently posted while on patrol (like we say, girl loves Facebook):
--A posting of a picture of a Honduran passed out on the ground in front of an HPD officer. "If y'all only knew how often this happens," she wrote.
-- She also "suggested," KPRC says, that Hondurans were asking to be robbed. "It's very hard to find a real true victim out there," she said.
No word on whether she was any good at Farmville or Mafia Wars.
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