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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
November 20, 2019
Date of Incident
December 29, 2018
Case number
1:19-cv-06570
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Border Stop

Stopped at border? →
Yes
Target Nationality →
US Citizenship Status of Target →
U.S. citizen
Denied Entry? →
No
Stopped Previously? →
No
Asked for device access? →
No
Asked to display social media? →
No
Asked for social media passwords? →
No
Asked intrusive questions about work? →
Yes
Were devices searched or seized? →
Yes
Equipment Seized →
Search Warrant Obtained →
No

Incident Details

Date of Incident
June 17, 2017

Arrest/Criminal Charge

Arrest Status →
Arrested and released
Arresting Authority →
Minnesota State Patrol
Charges →
Unnecessary use of force? →
No