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No immunity for officer who charged wrong suspect (access required)

A Pulaski County sheriff’s deputy does not have qualified immunity in a civil rights lawsuit filed by a woman he mistakenly charged with felony drug distribution, a federal judge has ruled. The woman contends the deputy lacked probable cause because of his sloppy investigation. The woman was locked up for a week before another officer realized ...