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Police brutality case settled for $7,500

A federal lawsuit accusing Rochester police officers of assaulting a man three years ago has been settled for $7,500. Plaintiff Delmar Lipford accused five officers of “stopping, searching, assaulting and battering” him, then lying about the incident and falsely accusing ...

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Police ID procedure tainted

A Rochester City Court judge has suppressed witness identification evidence in a misdemeanor criminal trespass case because the procedure used by police was “unconstitutionally suggestive.” Judge Ellen M. Yacknin held a Wade hearing on Jan. 4 in the case of ...

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