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Incident Details

Updated On
February 21, 2022
Date of Incident
November 30, 2021
Case number
3:22-cv-01029
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Incident Details

Updated On
October 22, 2021
Date of Incident
September 8, 2020
Case number
2:21-cv-08378
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Dropped 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
January 8, 2021
Date of Incident
June 20, 2020
Location
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

Incident Details

Updated On
July 11, 2018
Date of Incident
February 23, 2017
Targets
Tracie Williams

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
Morton County Sheriff's Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Updated On
April 27, 2018
Date of Incident
February 22, 2017

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
Morton County Sheriff's Department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Date of Incident
January 20, 2017

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
Metropolitan Police Department
Dropped Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in part
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Date of Incident
January 20, 2017

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
Metropolitan Police Department
Dropped Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in part
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement