Federal lawsuit against PSJ dismissed

Published: Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 12:19 PM.

She alleged that search, which followed a similar search of the businesses, lacked probable cause.

“We knew it would end this way,” said Richards. “We did not do the things the affidavit stated and we would just like out reputations restored now that the case has been cleared. We were never under (conducting) any investigation and did not violate any policy and surely did not violate the constitutional rights we are sworn to protect.

“Frivolous lawsuits have become an every day part of law enforcement over the years. Most are filed then dropped. Some are settled to save taxpayer’s money on attorney fees. I feel as though it was a personal attack to diminish our reputations.”

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