Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: false imprisonment

Baltimore jury awards $70K to man for police assault

A Baltimore city jury Tuesday night awarded $70,000 to a community activist who alleged he was assaulted in his driveway by police. Abdul Salaam complained to the department after Officers Nicholas David Chapman and Jorge Omar Bernardez-Ruiz pulled him from ...

Read More »


The County sought a declaration that it is not liable for the judgment against its Burgess, as it ordinarily would be under the LGTCA, because she did not cooperate in defending the action. The circuit court found the County liable for the judgment. The County appeals.

Read More »

Judge delays hearing until attorney for city is present

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge noticed someone was missing from his courtroom Wednesday when attorneys for a teenager picked up and allegedly abandoned by police officers argued that the city had reneged on its agreement to pay the boy’s ...

Read More »

Werdesheims seek delay, change of venue

Eliayahu and Avi Werdesheim, who were charged with beating a 15-year-old black male while patrolling a Baltimore neighborhood, asked for a change of venue Monday, citing publicity and parallels raised by the case against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in ...

Read More »

Shopkeeper immunity lets Nordstrom off the hook for false imprisonment

An Overlea man’s claim of false imprisonment by store security stemming from a case of mistaken identity has been denied by a Baltimore County jury. Ricky Healey had sought $1.5 million for the December 2008 incident that occurred outside Nordstrom ...

Read More »