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Incident Details

Updated On
November 15, 2022
Date of Incident
September 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Status of Seized Equipment →
In custody
Search Warrant Obtained →
Yes
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Subpoena/Legal Order

Legal Order Type →
Warrant

Incident Details

Date of Incident
November 6, 2021

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arresting Authority →
FBI
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
In custody
Search Warrant Obtained →
Yes
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Subpoena/Legal Order

Legal Order Type →
Warrant

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

Date of Incident
April 30, 2021
Location
Gilbert, Arizona

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Gilbert Police Department
Charges →
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

Date of Incident
July 2, 2020
Location
Portland, Oregon

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arresting Authority →
Federal Agents
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
In custody
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Date of Incident
May 29, 2020
Location
New York, New York

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
In custody
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement