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Claim for Arresting Wrong Man Dismissed (access required)

A plaintiff whose name was mistakenly pulled from the police department’s computer system to identify a similarly-named man accused of assaulting his daughter, cannot sue the officer who made the arrest, based on the inaccurate information; a Norfolk U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiffs’ claims under §  42 U.S.C. § 1983 and claims for common law ...