DeJesus filed suit after being beaten by prison guard Craig Peters on December 1, 1994. Dejesus suffered bruises and contusions to his face, head, neck and thumb.
In settling the case for $5,000 and the waiver of "housing costs" (Lancaster county charges its prisoners $10 a day to keep them captive) and medical fees (prisoners are also charged for medical care). DeJesus waived attorney fees and costs. See: DeJesus v. Peters, USDC EDPA, Case No. 95-1005.
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DeJesus v. Peters
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