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Date of Incident
April 23, 2022

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Orange County Sheriff's Office
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
March 11, 2022
Date of Incident
December 25, 2021

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Asheville Police Department
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
Yes
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Subpoena/Legal Order

Legal Order Type →
Warrant

Incident Details

Date of Incident
December 25, 2021

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Asheville Police Department
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
February 21, 2022
Date of Incident
November 30, 2021
Case number
3:22-cv-01029
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Sausalito Police Department
Charges →
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
Yes
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Subpoena/Legal Order

Legal Order Type →
Warrant

Incident Details

Updated On
November 1, 2021
Date of Incident
July 6, 2021
Location
New York, New York

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York Police Department
Charges →
  • Grandy larceny
    • Jul. 6, 2021: Charges pending
    • Nov. 1, 2021: Charges dropped
    • Nov. 1, 2021: Charges dropped
    • Nov. 1, 2021: Charges dropped
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
October 25, 2021
Date of Incident
July 1, 2021

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Los Angeles Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
North Carolina Superior Court
Charges →
  • Criminal contempt of court
    • Jun. 22, 2021: Convicted
    • Jul. 14, 2021: Pending appeal
    • Jul. 14, 2021: Pending appeal
    • Jul. 14, 2021: Pending appeal
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No