I got charged with a felony, got out on bond the same day, but when I was released my bail bond had the wrong court date on it. So I end up getting arrested on my way to work, my door was kicked in, and I had multiple rifles pointed at me and my wife while getting pushed to the floor, they then paraded me around my apartment complex in handcuffs laughing and making jokes, that same day a judge reinstated my bond once they noticed my court date was wrong on my release papers. I had to sit in a jail cell for 12hrs, missing work.
So your damages are one day's pay? I mean you could sue, but you'd probably lose more than win. Also, all that would have to be shown is that the police had reasonable belief that you should've been arrested. Not their fault the date was wrong and therefore you would not win anyway.
Yes, you likely could--but the cost of suing would far exceed your one day's pay--therefore it would be foolish to try. Best option: focus on your felony charges and your defense, shrug off the local bureaucratic ineptitude.
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