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Updated On
January 1, 2021
Date of Incident
October 8, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
Wauwatosa police department
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

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

Incident Details

Date of Incident
October 8, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Status of Charges →
Not charged
Arresting Authority →
Wauwatosa police department
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Date of Incident
October 8, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Status of Charges →
Not charged
Arresting Authority →
Wauwatosa police department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Updated On
October 27, 2021
Date of Incident
October 8, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
Wauwatosa police department
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement