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Date of Incident
July 17, 2020
Location
Austin, Texas

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

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

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
February 8, 2022
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Case number
0:20-cv-01302
Case Status
Ongoing, Settled
Type of case
Class Action

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Incident Details

Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Case number
2:20-cv-05027
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Class Action

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Los Angeles Police Department
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →