- Associated Press - Friday, February 13, 2015

DETROIT (AP) - A Warren couple has filed a federal lawsuit against the Detroit Police Department and the officers involved in a raid of their in-home marijuana operation.

The lawsuit says the officers barged into the couple’s Warren home on Dec. 28, 2013, and stole 50 legal marijuana plants. Timothy and Hatema Davis claim six plain-clothes officers, who were wearing masks and armed with rifles, kicked in their front door, stormed into their home without a search warrant and handcuffed them.

The complaint states the couple eventually was released and wasn’t charged.

The lawsuit accuses officers within the since-disbanded narcotics unit of conducting numerous illegal searches and seizures at other legal marijuana facilities throughout the Detroit area.

A police department spokeswoman says she cannot comment on pending litigation.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide