Iowa Man Sues Worthington Police Due To Injuries Suffered During January Arrest

Iowa Man Sues Worthington Police Due To Injuries Suffered During January Arrest Click to Enlarge

An Iowa man says he suffered four broken ribs while he was being arrested last January in Worthington.

Thirty-three-year-old Kelvin Rodgriguez of Sheldon, Iowa is suing the city and its police department, alleging the use of excessive force.

Rodriguez says medical treatment was delayed, then he wound up needing several surgeries and spent five days in an intensive care unit.

The American Civil Liberties Union is handling the case.

Rodriguez was never charged with a crime connected to the arrest.


(via MNN)

(Photo: Worthington Police Facebook)


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