Verdict for Defense!!!

On July 31, 2008, federal jury returned verdict in favor of Chicago Police: The case is Willie Luckett v. Police Officers CONLAN and PALIDER. 07 C 3300. Plaintiff claimed that on June 28, 2005, the SOS Defendants falsely arrested him and caused him to be subjected to a malicious prosecution. Plaintiff also claimed that the SOS Defendants conspired with other non-named SOS Defendants to falsely arrest and maliciously prosecute him by raiding a apartment he was in for drugs, and arresting him for drugs that were not his. Plaintiff claimed SOS defendants then created false reports to coverup their raid. Plaintiff claimed severe emotional injuries as a result. In actuality, Defendant Officers arrested Plaintiff on June 28, 2005 in the alley behind the address of 4930 S. Laflin in Chicago, for possession of a controlled substance, after recieving info from a anonymous citizen about drug sales. Officers then approached for field interview and observed in plain view plaintiff discard suspect narcotics. This case was tried before Judge Delow. Jury returned a verdict in favor of defendants on all counts. Defendants were represented by Tom Freitag, Tom Aumann, and Arlene Martin - Corporation Counsel's Office Plaintiff was represented by Ed Fox & Associates
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