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Incident Details

Updated On
April 1, 2022
Date of Incident
June 22, 2021

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
North Carolina Superior Court
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
In custody
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Updated On
March 11, 2022
Date of Incident
December 25, 2021

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Asheville Police Department
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
Yes
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Subpoena/Legal Order

Legal Order Type →
Warrant

Incident Details

Updated On
September 9, 2021
Date of Incident
August 9, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Updated On
May 26, 2021
Date of Incident
October 31, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown