City Resident Sues “Officer 666” Over Wrongful Arrest and Incarceration in Baltimore Unrest

Owens v. Officer 666 Press Release

Branden Owens, a Baltimore resident who was beaten by police officers at the outset of the unrest following Freddie Gray’s funeral, including by one who identified himself as “Officer 666,” and then imprisoned for two days despite never being charged with a crime, filed suit today in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. The suit charges Officer 666, Baltimore Police Officer Philip Meadows, the Baltimore Police Department, the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, and the State of Maryland with wrongful arrest, excessive force, false imprisonment, and battery.

Andy Freeman represents Branden Owens.

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