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Date of Incident
July 15, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-06610
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Status of Charges →
Not charged
Arresting Authority →
New york police department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
August 5, 2021
Date of Incident
June 2, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-06610
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
August 5, 2021
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-06610
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
New york police department
Dropped Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
August 5, 2021
Date of Incident
February 11, 2020
Location
New York, New York
Case number
1:21-cv-06610
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
New york police department
Dropped Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement