Woman wins $275,000 in lawsuit against Roseau County over vehicle seizure
A woman who sued Roseau County, Minn., claiming a sheriff's deputy injured her and violated her civil rights, has been awarded a settlement of $275,000, County Attorney Lisa Hanson said.
Shelly Suronen, 47, got into a physical altercation with the deputy, Chad Maurstad, when he tried to seize a vehicle in July 2008 at a home in Badger, Minn., Hanson told the Herald on Friday.
Suronen alleged her arms were injured when Maurstad handcuffed her, Hanson said.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at email@example.com and we can help you.