Wednesday, September 29, 2010

$100,000 Verdict for False Arrest

Kimberly Shields Hesketh was kept overnight in the Seminole County jail as a result of her identity being stolen. A warrant was issued for her arrest by Charlotte County Authorities as a result of a violation of probation, which she never committed. During her overnight stay at the jail she was subjected to a strip search. As a result of the unlawful detention and the strip search, jurors awarded her $100,000., September 29, 2010.