Police Abuse

Florida Deputy Accused of Beating Handcuffed Homeless Man

Charged with battery, misconduct, falsifying reports


A Broward sheriff's deputy is being accused of punching a handcuffed homeless man while he sat in the back of a patrol car.

Deputy Mathew Eisenberg, 39, was charged with battery, official misconduct and falsifying official reports. He surrendered himself to authorities at Broward's main jail on Tuesday.