Loaded on Aug. 15, 2008 by John Dannenberg published in Prison Legal News August, 2008, page 19
A federal jury awarded $6,058,000 in damages to a parolee and his girlfriend for outrageous conduct by Oakland, California city police (OPD) when they broke into his residence, told him they had a non-existent warrant, falsely claimed they found a firearm, and caused him ...
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