Timeline to Kelly Thomas' Killing

[Moxley Confidential] Did Fullerton cops kill the schizophrenic homeless man because he annoyed them?

Dec. 30: Receiving a report of a naked man in an apartment complex's laundry room, Anaheim police arrive and note the clothed Thomas is "an alcoholic, mentally unstable and transient type."

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2008
Jan. 15:
Anaheim police receive a call that a man "is urinating in view of the children" at a school and arrest Thomas for indecent exposure, plus urinating in public.

A young Kelly Thomas
A young Kelly Thomas

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Feb. 7: Fullerton cops cite Thomas for jaywalking.

April 9: Brea police arrest Thomas for panhandling at an Albertsons.

April 23: Brea police arrest Thomas for loitering at an Albertsons.

June 4: Brea police arrest Thomas for loitering at an Albertsons.

Nov. 21: Anaheim police receive a report that Thomas is harassing employees and customers at a Circle K.

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2009
Jan. 7:
Placentia police cite Thomas for jaywalking.

Jan. 11: Placentia police question Thomas after receiving a call about a "suspicious person."

Jan. 26: Placentia police cite Thomas for jaywalking.

Feb. 12: Placentia police cite Thomas for disobeying a traffic sign.

March 5: Fullerton police warn Thomas to stop loitering at a Target and "staring down customers."

March 16: Placentia police question Thomas for bathing inside a 99 Cents Only Store.

April 12: Placentia cops question Thomas in an alley.

May 11: Placentia cops warn Thomas to stop harassing 99 Cents Only Store staff and customers.

May 20: Placentia police arrest Thomas for trespassing at the 99 Cents Only Store after cussing out the store manager.

July 3: Placentia police find Thomas sleeping in the bushes in front of a business.

July 7: Placentia police arrest Thomas for an outstanding warrant.

Aug. 12: Fullerton cops cite Thomas for sleeping in a parking garage.

Sept. 22: Placentia police cite Thomas for littering.

Sept. 24: Placentia police arrest Thomas for an outstanding warrant.

Oct. 27: Placentia police question Thomas, who was found sleeping on a public bench.

Nov. 1: Fullerton cops question Thomas about homelessness.

Nov. 19: Fullerton cops arrest Thomas for trespassing at Starbucks.

Dec. 17: Placentia police question Thomas for "looking into vehicles."

Dec. 26: Placentia police arrest Thomas for assaulting a restaurant employee who told him to stop digging through the trash.

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2010
May 22:
Fullerton cops question Thomas at a Shell gas station after a bomb threat.

June 28: Anaheim police question Thomas for loitering in the parking lot of a Ralphs.

June 30: Anaheim police arrest Thomas for trespassing after he threw rocks at an employee and customers of a fruit stand.

Aug. 7: A Ralphs manager calls Placentia police because Thomas is panhandling and stealing products.

Aug. 9: Fullerton cops find Thomas talking to himself on a street; he is "infatuated with matches" and refuses medical or mental-health assistance.

Aug. 17: Fullerton cops order Thomas to stop loitering at a 7-Eleven.

Sept. 1: Fullerton cops cite Thomas for throwing a lit cigarette butt.

Sept. 26: Fullerton cops find Thomas digging through trash at Ralphs.

Nov. 9: Placentia police arrest Thomas for trespassing at a Subway after he refuses commands to leave.

Nov. 10: Placentia police cite Thomas for "tampering with refuse" after he digs through a shopping center's trash.

Nov. 13: Placentia police arrest Thomas, who has "a strong body odor" and "soiled clothing," for trespassing at Ralphs.

Dec. 13: At a Fullerton Starbucks, Thomas is accused of throwing a chair at a passing female motorist.

Dec. 27: Thomas' mother obtains a restraining order after he grabbed her neck and refused to let go.

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2011
Jan. 5:
Fullerton cops cite Thomas for vandalism after he destroys a payphone.

Feb. 24: Fullerton cops cite Thomas for drinking beer in public.

Feb. 28: Tustin police detain Thomas for loitering.

May 13: Anaheim police receive a call from a bar that Thomas is trespassing.

July 5: Fullerton cops threaten to arrest an unarmed Thomas for a crime he didn't commit and severely beat him until he's grossly mutilated and unconscious.

July 10: Thomas is officially declared dead.

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