King County Washington Prisoner Gets over $3,100 for False Imprisonment
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Terry Sybil, a King County, Washington prisoner, served 10 days in the county jail on a bench warrant, but the warrant wasn't recalled. He was later arrested and held for 27 1/2 hours on the same warrant and sued in state court for false imprisonment. On April 17, 1992, after arbitration King county settled the case for $3,097 for the false imprisonment and $90 in lost wages. See: Sybil v. King County, King County Superior Court, Case No. 90-2-18400-5.