No. 84-3288.

774 F.2d 716 (1985)

William DONTA, Jr., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Thomas HOOPER; Charles F. Hunter; Larry Brooks; Floyd Rose; Jeff Altherr; Jack Morgan; James Mannering; Anthony Robinson, Defendants-Appellees, State of Ohio, et al., Defendant.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided October 11, 1985.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied December 17, 1985.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James H. Moore, III, argued, Ashland, Ky., for plaintiff-appellant.

Henry Arnett, John L. Tanoury, Gene W. Holliker, argued, Ohio Atty. Gen., Columbus, Ohio, Mary Jane McFadden, argued, Dublin, Ohio, for defendants-appellees.

Before LIVELY, Chief Judge, JONES, Circuit Judge, and WEICK, Senior Circuit Judge.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied December 17, 1985.


Plaintiff-Appellant, William Donta, Jr. brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for illegal search, illegal seizure of property, and illegal arrest. The district court directed a verdict for the defendants on the issue of the search. A jury found that good faith immunity protected the defendants with regard to the seizure and arrest. On appeal, Donta challenges the directed verdict and...

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