No. CIV.A. 00-2446.

155 F.Supp.2d 259 (2001)

Freddie GARCIA and Doreen Garcia, individually and on behalf of their minor children, v. COUNTY OF BUCKS, PA., Charles H. Martin, Commissioner, Michael G. Fitzpatrick, Commissioner, Sandra A. Miller, Commissioner, Lawrence R. Michaels, Sheriff, William Dalton, Chief Deputy Sheriff, G.J. Gaittens, Deputy Sheriff, Officer T. Tall and Second John Doe Officer.

United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania.

March 27, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jonathan J. Williams, Philadelphia, PA, for plaintiffs.

James A. Downey, III, Begley, Carlin & Mandio, Langhorne, PA, for defendants.


WALDMAN, District Judge.

Plaintiffs have asserted claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and related state tort claims against Bucks County, its Commissioners, its Sheriff and several Deputy Sheriffs arising from the arrest of plaintiff Freddie Garcia pursuant to a valid warrant for a "Freddie Garcia" and his brief detention until a Deputy Sheriff learned that Mr. Garcia was not the subject of the warrant. They seek $500,000 in compensatory...

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