Civil Action No. 7:20-cv-00151.

558 F.Supp.3d 308 (2021)

Cleon Elroy DILLARD, Plaintiff, v. Lt. SMITH, Defendant.

United States District Court, W.D. Virginia, Roanoke Division.

Signed September 7, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Cleon Elroy Dillard, Madison Heights, VA, Pro Se.

Joseph Anthony Piasta , Johnson, Ayers & Matthews PLC, Roanoke, VA, for Defendant.


Cleon Elroy Dillard, a prisoner proceeding pro se, filed this civil action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Rodney Smith, a deputy at the Martinsville City Jail. Dillard claims that Smith used excessive force against him while he was being...

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