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Updated On
March 18, 2022
Date of Incident
May 29, 2020
Case number
0:20-cv-01338
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
February 8, 2022
Date of Incident
April 16, 2021
Case number
0:20-cv-01302
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Class Action

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Status of Charges →
Not charged
Arresting Authority →
Hennepin county sheriff’s department
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →

Incident Details

Updated On
February 8, 2022
Date of Incident
April 16, 2021
Case number
0:20-cv-01302
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Class Action

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Updated On
February 8, 2022
Date of Incident
April 13, 2021
Case number
0:20-cv-01302
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Class Action

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Incident Details

Updated On
February 8, 2022
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Case number
0:20-cv-01302
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Class Action

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
Hennepin county sheriff’s department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Incident Details

Updated On
February 8, 2022
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Case number
0:20-cv-01302
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Class Action

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
Hennepin county sheriff’s department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
February 8, 2022
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Case number
0:20-cv-01302
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Class Action

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Status of Charges →
Charges dropped
Arresting Authority →
Hennepin county sheriff’s department
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
February 8, 2022
Date of Incident
May 30, 2020
Case number
0:20-cv-01302
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Class Action

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage