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Fla. Cops Had Right To Nab Predator Suspect, 11th Circ. Says

Law360 (February 8, 2018, 9:04 PM EST) -- A federal appeals panel has backed up a Florida federal court’s ruling clearing three police officials of liability in a false arrest suit filed by a man nabbed in an undercover sting operation targeting sexual predators, finding that the officers acted with probable cause.

Three judges from the Eleventh Circuit found on Wednesday that Orange County officers Amanda Bruncheen and Philip Graves, and their supervisor, Sheriff Jerry Demings, had sufficient reason to arrest Kenneth Hochstein, who had agreed to meet with an undercover officer who had posted...
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Case Title

Kenneth Hochstein v. Jerry Demings, et al


Case Number

17-13662

Court

Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

August 15, 2017

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