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Incident Details

Updated On
September 18, 2022
Date of Incident
September 8, 2020
Case number
2:21-cv-08378
Case Status
Settled
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

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

Incident Details

Updated On
September 17, 2018
Date of Incident
September 17, 2017
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Case number
4:18-cv-00308
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Charges →
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

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

Incident Details

Date of Incident
September 17, 2017
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Case number
4:18-cv-01569
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Charges →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Date of Incident
January 20, 2017

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Metropolitan Police Department
Charges →
  • Rioting
    • Jan. 21, 2017: Charges pending
    • Jan. 30, 2017: Charges dropped
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in part
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Incident Details

Date of Incident
January 20, 2017

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Metropolitan Police Department
Charges →
  • Rioting
    • Jan. 20, 2017: Charges pending
    • Feb. 21, 2017: Charges dropped
Unnecessary use of force? →
No
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in part
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement