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Adams County’s shmucky treatment of deaf suspect Timothy Siaki settled for $100K

Posted by 4starshost.com on September 28, 2012

According to a lawsuit filed by Timothy Siaki, he was cuffed and forced to the floor by Adams County deputies because he wasn’t responding to verbal commands — which isn’t all that surprising, given that he’s deaf. There’s much more in the suit, filed against Sheriff Douglas Darr on behalf of the county as a whole. Reading the copy below will help you understand why Adams has settled for $100,000 — and that’s not all.

 

 

Read more: http://blogs.westword.com/latestword/2012/09/timothy_siaki_adams_county_deaf_lawsuit_settlement.php

 

 

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