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Incident Details

Updated On
January 1, 2021
Date of Incident
October 8, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Wauwatosa Police Department
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

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

Incident Details

Updated On
October 27, 2021
Date of Incident
October 8, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Wauwatosa Police Department
Charges →
Detention Date →
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

Date of Incident
September 26, 2020
Location
Portland, Oregon

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
June 3, 2021
Date of Incident
September 24, 2020
Location
Richmond, Virginia

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

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
September 18, 2022
Date of Incident
September 8, 2020
Case number
2:21-cv-08378
Case Status
Settled
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
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in part
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

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

Date of Incident
August 23, 2020
Location
Portland, Oregon
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
No

Incident Details

Date of Incident
August 16, 2020
Location
Portland, Oregon

Assault

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