Black Man Wrongfully Arrested After Cops Confused Him For A White Man Receives Only $90K In Settlement
The 23-year-old spent six days in jail for a crime he didn't commit.
July 01, 2022 at 8:49 pm
Shane Brown, a Black man who was arrested during a traffic stop in 2020 after officers mistook him for a white person with a similar name, has now prevailed in his lawsuit against the Las Vegas Police Department. According to 8 News Now, Brown will receive $90,000 as part of a settlement with two Las Vegas-area police agencies. Henderson police will pay Brown $25,000 while the Las Vegas Metro Police, which runs the Clark County Detention Center, has been ordered to pay $65,000.