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Incident Details

Updated On
August 29, 2022
Date of Incident
August 31, 2020
Case number
1:21-cv-02158
Case Status
Dismissed
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Metropolitan Police Department
Charges →
  • Rioting
    • Aug. 31, 2020: Charges pending
    • Aug. 31, 2020: Charges dropped
Detention Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Updated On
August 29, 2022
Date of Incident
August 29, 2020
Case number
1:21-cv-02158
Case Status
Dismissed
Type of case
Civil

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Incident Details

Updated On
March 30, 2021
Date of Incident
August 18, 2020
Location
Portland, Oregon
Case number
3:20-cv-01653
Case Status
Settled
Type of case
Civil

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
April 14, 2021
Date of Incident
August 13, 2020
Case number
1:21-cv-00116
Case Status
Settled
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Metropolitan Police Department
Charges →
  • Rioting
    • Aug. 14, 2020: Charges pending
    • Aug. 14, 2020: Charges dropped
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Updated On
January 8, 2021
Date of Incident
July 25, 2020
Location
Omaha, Nebraska
Case number
8:20-cv-00400
Case Status
Settled
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arresting Authority →
Omaha Police Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Incident Details

Date of Incident
July 22, 2020
Location
Portland, Oregon
Case number
3:22-cv-00594
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →