Lawsuit against township, police dismissed again

PERKINS TWP. A lawsuit alleging misconduct by a former Perkins police officer after the arrest of a
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

PERKINS TWP.

A lawsuit alleging misconduct by a former Perkins police officer after the arrest of a teenager has been dismissed.

The lawsuit against Perkins Township, Perkins police, the Erie County Sheriff's office and former police Officer Brian Ward was filed in March 2006 in Erie County Common Pleas Court by John R. Hensley of Vickery.

Hensley alleged he was "falsely and illegally charged" after being arrested in November 2002. He also said he suffered injury as a result of Ward's conduct during his arrest.

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