Wrongful Arrest

The wrongfully detained Shane Brown is seeking $50,000 in damages, alleging civil rights violations, false imprisonment, and negligence.
/ June 25, 2022
Martell Williams thegrio.com
A lawyer representing Martell Williams claims that police in Chicago tried to bribe the teenager with McDonalds to confess to a crime.
/ February 23, 2022
Boston police officers wrongfully arrested a Black man for drunk driving while he was having a stroke — leading to a $1.3 million settlement.
/ November 6, 2021
Gelin wrongful arrest thegrio.com
Commissioner for the city of Tamarac, FL, Elberg Mike Gelin called out sheriff deputy Joshua Gallardo for wrongfully arresting him four years prior, at an official event being held in honor of the officer.
/ September 29, 2019
Chicago Police Department thegrio.com
The city of Chicago has agreed to pay $168,500 to two Black men- one who said police forced him to sit in his own excrement and another who said police stole $3,000 from him.
/ February 2, 2019
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
An Atlanta police officer has been put on leave after being accused of running over a man that he allegedly thought was a suspect…
/ September 5, 2017
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Wyclef Jean was detained and held in handcuffs by LA police in what he described as “another case of mistaken identity.”
/ March 21, 2017