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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Keith Ecker  
Woman Alleges Police Illegally Strip Searched Her

A California woman is filing suit against Imperial County and a sheriff’s sergeant for what she alleges was an improper strip search. Earlier this year, plaintiff Ana Hicks alleged in court documents that she was falsely arrested and subjected to the inappropriate search during booking at the Imperial County Jail. At the time of the alleged incident, Hicks was being charged with a misdemeanor for public drunkenness. The arrest occurred on the night of Dec. 26, 2010, after Hicks ran …

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