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$5,000 Paid in Wrongful WA Probation Warrant and Arrest
and was subsequently arrested on a probation warrant. She filed suit under
42 U.S.C. § 1983 in state court and a tort complaint for intentional and
emotional distress and false and illegal arrest for community corrections
officer Dennis Wheeler's "failure to have the warrant quashed dated back
more than a year, during which time he knowingly allowed the warrant to
remain active, despite knowing there was no lawful basis for the warrant,"
and having a duty to quash the warrant. As a result of the arrest, Hanstad
spent five days in jail. On September 10, 2002, Hanstad agreed to settle
the claim for $5,000. She was represented by L. Michael Golden of the law
firm of Monte Hester in Tacoma. See: Hanstad v. State of Washington, Pierce
County Superior Court, Case No. 02-2-06569-0.
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Hanstad v. State of Washington
|Cite||Pierce County Superior Court, Case No. 02-2-06569-|
|Level||State Trial Court|