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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

Updated On
July 13, 2021
Date of Incident
June 7, 2021

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office
Charges →
  • Trespassing
    • Jun. 7, 2021: Charges pending
    • Jul. 13, 2021: Charges dropped
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Date of Incident
April 30, 2021
Location
Gilbert, Arizona

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Gilbert Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
In custody
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Updated On
October 20, 2022
Date of Incident
August 7, 2020
Location
Portland, Oregon

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Portland Police Bureau
Charges →
  • Trespassing
    • Aug. 7, 2020: Charges pending
    • Aug. 31, 2020: Charges dropped
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Date of Incident
July 26, 2020
Location
Richmond, Virginia

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Richmond Police Department
Charges →
  • Trespassing
    • Jul. 26, 2020: Charges pending
    • Sep. 1, 2020: Charges pending
    • Dec. 3, 2020: Charges dropped
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes