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Incident Details

Updated On
July 13, 2020
Date of Incident
June 1, 2020
Case number
3:20-cv-08710
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Updated On
March 19, 2021
Date of Incident
June 1, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

Assault

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

Equipment Damage

Incident Details

Date of Incident
June 1, 2020
Location
Des Moines, Iowa
Case number
4:21-cv-00042
Case Status
Appealed
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes