False Arrest/Imprisonment

DA's son wrongly arrested and charged in gang shooting. $526K. Merced County.

Plaintiff says sheriff's deputies investigating triple murder badgered witnesses and made misrepresentations and material omissions in arrest warrant and  intentionally misled a judge into signing the warrant. 

  • Case Name: Ethan Morse v. County of Merced, Charles Hale, Erick Macias, and Jose Sam Sanchez
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Second trial on false arrest charges results in $50K against LAPD. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiffs claimed they were falsely arrested during a large-scale police search in their neighborhood. 

  • Case Name: Cesar Otero, Fernando Quintana, Jr, Fernando Quintana Sr, Diana Rayos, Judy Quintana v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

False Arrest in real estate dispute. Defense verdict. Stanislaus County.

Home buyer thinks seller is stripping the property of fixtures, calls police.  Police say seller is just collecting belongings, and arrest home buyer when he becomes belligerent.


  • Case Name: Roni Roberts v. City of Turlock, David Shaw
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, December 10, 2015