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Federal Jury Awards Texas Man $169,128 in Excessive Force Claim Against Sheriff’s Deputy

by Christopher Zouki

Richard Uekert, who suffered a fractured nose and teeth from a San Patricio County sheriff’s deputy, was awarded $169,128 by a federal jury after it determined that the deputy used excessive force.

     On October 10, 2010, Uekert was arrested for public intoxication and taken to ...


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