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Updated On
July 25, 2019
Date of Incident
August 11, 2018

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Illinois State Police
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Date of Incident
May 18, 2017
Location
Chicago, Illinois

Border Stop

Stopped at border? →
Yes
Target Nationality →
US Citizenship Status of Target →
U.S. non-resident
Denied Entry? →
No
Stopped Previously? →
No
Asked for device access? →
Yes
Asked to display social media? →
Yes
Asked for social media passwords? →
No
Asked intrusive questions about work? →
Unknown
Were devices searched or seized? →
Yes
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement