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Fresno woman awarded $350,100 over wrongful arrest
Jurors unanimous in finding fault with arrest at her birthday party.
By Pablo Lopez - The Fresno Bee
Thursday, Oct. 04, 2012 | 11:10 PM
A jury on Thursday awarded a Fresno woman $350,100 in damages after deciding that her civil rights were violated in a wrongful arrest at her birthday party two years ago.
"We tried to settle the case before trial, but Fresno County never made an offer," (Peter) Kapetan said. - Read full article here

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