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Date of Incident
May 29, 2020

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Status of Charges →
Not charged
Arresting Authority →
Minnesota State Patrol
Detention Date →
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No

Incident Details

Updated On
May 26, 2022
Date of Incident
May 29, 2020
Case number
0:20-cv-01338
Case Status
Settled
Type of case
Civil

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Yes

Equipment Damage

Equipment Broken →