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Updated On
September 17, 2021
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. 27, 2017: Charges dropped
Release Date →
Unnecessary use of force? →
Yes
Equipment Seized →
Status of Seized Equipment →
Returned in full
Search Warrant Obtained →
No
Actor who seized equipment →
Law enforcement

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Incident Details

Date of Incident
September 17, 2017
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Case number
4:18-cv-01571
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Incident Details

Date of Incident
September 17, 2017
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Case number
4:18-cv-01566
Case Status
Ongoing
Type of case
Civil

Arrest/Criminal Charge

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

Assault

Assailant →
Law enforcement
Was the journalist targeted? →
Unknown

Equipment Damage

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