Man sues after "POLICE" t-shirt arrest
By Nicholas J.C. Pistor
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH
A Belleville Police officer arrested a St. Charles man for wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with the word “POLICE.”
Now, Adam C. Weinstein, of St. Charles, has sued the department for what he calls the violation of his constitutional rights.
Weinstein was arrested in 2006 outside a bar in Belleville for “impersonating officers.” He was wearing a t-shirt with the word police striped across the front and back under a sweater. The t-shirt became exposed when he removed the sweater because he was hot. continued....
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
An interesting little lawsuit is coming out of Belleville, Illinois.