24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site

RSS

Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Daytona Beach Paying $250,000 Settlement for Violent 2006 Arrest

The City of Daytona Beach has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a federal lawsuit filed by a man who suffered serious injuries after police entered his home without a warrant during a 2006 arrest that turned violent.

Matthew Olson's attorney, Howard Marks, said his client had back surgery and lost the ability to hear from one ear after police officers beat him in his home on Nov. 14, 2006. Records show Olson was a domestic-violence suspect. He was not prosecuted, records show.

Source: Orlando Sentinel. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

advertisement