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Updated On
March 22, 2024
Date of Incident
December 25, 2021

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Asheville Police Department
Charges →
  • Trespassing
    • Dec. 26, 2021: Charges pending
    • Apr. 19, 2023: Convicted
    • Apr. 19, 2023: Pending appeal
    • Jun. 16, 2023: Convicted
    • Mar. 22, 2024: Pending appeal
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
Yes

Subpoena/Legal Order

Legal Orders →
Legal Order Target →
Journalist
Legal Order Venue →
State

Incident Details

Updated On
March 22, 2024
Date of Incident
December 25, 2021

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Asheville Police Department
Charges →
  • Trespassing
    • Dec. 26, 2021: Charges pending
    • Apr. 19, 2023: Convicted
    • Apr. 19, 2023: Pending appeal
    • Jun. 16, 2023: Convicted
    • Mar. 22, 2024: Pending appeal
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
March 4, 2024
Date of Incident
February 10, 2024
Location
New York, New York

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
New York City Police Department
Charges →
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
March 1, 2024
Date of Incident
February 22, 2017
Case number
1:22-cv-00211
Case Status
Dismissed
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Morton County Sheriff's Department
Charges →
Detention Date →
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

Incident Details

Updated On
February 29, 2024
Date of Incident
June 16, 2022

Subpoena/Legal Order

Legal Orders →
Legal Order Target →
Journalist
Legal Order Venue →
Federal