$3M settlement in police excessive-force suit, report says

A man has settled an excessive-force lawsuit against Atlantic City police for $3 million, a report says.

David Connor Castellani of Linwood in Atlantic County was 20 when he was seriously injured in 2013 during an arrest outside the Tropicana in the resort city, The Press of Atlantic City reported Sunday.

Castellani reportedly required hundreds of stitches to close the wound received when a police K-9 was let loose on him as police attempted to arrest him.

A grand jury cleared the officers involved in the attack, the report said, and Castellani was indicted on several charges connected with the arrest.

He pleaded not …read more

Source: NJ.com Atlantic

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