Black man sues police after being mistaken for white ex-felon

1/25/2022 1:34:00 AM

A young Black man was mistaken for a 51-year-old white man who had an active felony out against him. Now he is suing two police departments in Nevada.

Brown's attorney accuses law enforcement officials of ignoring the conflicting details including mismatched photos, fingerprints, dates of birth, physical descriptions or criminal identification numbers in the process of Brown's arrest and incarceration.

A young Black man was mistaken for a 51-year-old white man who had an active felony out against him. Now he is suing two police departments in Nevada.

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.Google Maps Street Viewpolice departmentsafter he says he was misidentified as a now-51-year-old white man who had an active felony warrant out against him.Brown was arrested on January 8, 2020, during a traffic stop with Henderson, Nevada, police. Brown didn't have his driver's license with him but gave his name and Social Security information to police, according to the lawsuit.

MORE: Fatal police shootings appear to dip in 2021 amid calls for reform on use of forceWhen officers performed a records check on the name “Shane Brown,” a felony bench warrant for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person appeared, according to the lawsuit.

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Wha....but....how? Budget cut so they only have an old and grainy black and white ink jet printer? Then to save printer ink, they use the lowest quality print? Trying to win that Ghetto Lottery!!! The justice system is blind its just sad that they call it the justice fuck that This article is insane 🤦🏾‍♂️. Dude was telling them that he wasn’t the guy. They said there were arrest photos of the white guy and STILL not one person at that station thought to just double check? I’m so confused on why? Why wouldn’t they check?

To be fair... they're practically twins Absolutely amazing. Not everyone should be wearing a badge and the pigs wonder why we hate them NEVADA LOGIC The police heard: Shane ✅ Brown ✅ 2 first names ✅ MAN ✅ errr...HE'S BLACK☑🤷‍♀️THEREFORE we got OUR GUY! ✅✅✅✅☑ the resemblance is...uncanny. I guess the old adage IS true...you just can't make this sh*t up !

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validosius How can you not see the resemblance in the whole... Human face region. they both got faces! Easy mistake. Seriously tho Theres no way that was a mistake. The cases these people have precided over all need to be reviewed immediately. Twins. Doppleganger. Which is which? Cops, even with pictures they can't get it right. Can we please stop referring to cops as professionals? They are not, the people who pay for their colossal blunders are the taxpayers.

Details, details If they ignored all the evidence how is this a 'mistake'? Boooyyyy! I am not saying its right, but I understand.

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On Location: January 24, 2022 Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.the comment that certainly sounded like he doesn't view Black people as Americans..Shell's Massive Carbon Capture Facility in Canada Emits Far More Than It Captures, Study Says "People, I'm afraid, are looking at Britain through the lens of these scandals," Brown told CNBC's Tania Bryer on Friday.

Google Maps Street View police departments after he says he was misidentified as a now-51-year-old white man who had an active felony warrant out against him. Brown was arrested on January 8, 2020, during a traffic stop with Henderson, Nevada, police." What made it even worse was the fact he said it just before leading the push to defeat the John Lewis Voting Rights Act in the Senate. Brown didn't have his driver's license with him but gave his name and Social Security information to police, according to the lawsuit. As the romance has progressed the couple haven’t been shy about their feelings for one another. MORE: Fatal police shootings appear to dip in 2021 amid calls for reform on use of force When officers performed a records check on the name “Shane Brown,” a felony bench warrant for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person appeared, according to the lawsuit. While doing damage control, the Senator said he'd simply misspoken -- but LaTosha sees it as less of a gaffe, and more like a slip of the truth. Brown was then arrested and jailed and two days later, he was put in custody of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. "Outside of the European Union, we've been trying to formulate this idea that there can be a global Britain, a Britain that can be a problem solver," said Brown, a staunch advocate of remaining in the EU.

Clark County Detention Center/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP This undated Clark County Detention Center photo shows Shane Neal Brown, now 51.-based line Show Me Your Mumu in May 2021, her boyfriend was quick to congratulate her . “Despite being informed of this mistaken identity, none of the unknown LVMPD police or LVMPD corrections officers bothered to review its own records to determine whether Shane Lee Brown was the subject of the warrant," the lawsuit said. Henderson police told ABC News that the arrest was lawful and that Shane Lee Brown was arrested for driving with a suspended license and for failing to pay a warrant issued by Henderson Municipal Court. "The plaintiff in this lawsuit has not presented all the facts and circumstances behind his lawful and proper arrest by Henderson Police, which will be further addressed in the City Attorney’s response to the court," the police department says, commenting on the lawsuit.” The same month, the southern belle wished Woolard a happy birthday , sharing videos of them dancing together throughout their relationship. On Jan. "These are long-term decisions that have got to be made, and if you're focusing only on the short term survival of a few ministers, then you're not actually dealing with the big problems that the public want you to address.

14, a Clark County District Court judge confirmed that he was not Shane Neal Brown at a hearing and was released from custody, the lawsuit states. He is suing the Las Vegas and Henderson police departments for $50,000 for civil rights violations, false imprisonment, negligence and other wrongful conduct. Scroll down to relive Brown and Woolard’s sweetest moments together: In order to view the gallery, please allow Listen to Here For the Right Reasons to get inside scoop about the Bachelor franchise and exclusive interviews from contestants For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews –. MORE: How effective training could impact number of shootings by police According to the lawsuit, Brown told police several times that he was not Shane Neal Brown. Shane Neal Brown is an ex-felon who was wanted for missing a court hearing while on parole following a possession of a firearm charge. He pleaded guilty to the charges.

The lawsuit indicates that there were likely prior booking photos of Shane Neal Brown available. “Had any of the LVMPD police or corrections officers performed any due diligence, such as comparing Shane Lee Brown’s booking photo against the existing mug shot belonging to the world, white ‘Shane Brown’ named in the warrant, they would have easily determined that Shane Lee Brown has been misidentified as the subject of the warrant,” the lawsuit said. Henderson Police Department via AP This undated Henderson Detention Center photo shows Shane Lee Brown, now 25. Brown's attorney, E. Brent Bryson, has accused law enforcement officials of ignoring the conflicting details including mismatched photos, fingerprints, dates of birth, physical descriptions or criminal identification numbers in the process of Brown's arrest and incarceration.

Bryson did not respond to ABC News requests for comment. LVMPD declined ABC News' request for comment. .