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Date of Incident
July 17, 2020
Location
Austin, Texas

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
Austin Police Department
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
January 16, 2020
Date of Incident
January 20, 2017
Case number
1:20-cv-00130
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil