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Date of Incident
September 17, 2017
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Case number
4:18-cv-01566
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Unknown
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Date of Incident
September 17, 2017
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Case number
4:18-cv-01569
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Date of Incident
September 4, 2017
Location
Highgate, Vermont

Border Stop

Stopped at border? →
Yes
Target Nationality →
US Citizenship Status of Target →
U.S. citizen
Denied Entry? →
No
Stopped Previously? →
No
Asked for device access? →
Yes
Asked to display social media? →
No
Asked for social media passwords? →
No
Asked intrusive questions about work? →
No
Were devices searched or seized? →
Yes
Equipment Seized →
Search Warrant Obtained →
No

Equipment Damage