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The men were confused for a week – arrested

Shane Neale Brown, 49, white, with a gray beard, is wanted for the shooting.

Shane Lee Brown, 23, is black on his way home from work.

This is where the bizarre story begins, which can be both expensive and embarrassing for the Nevada police.

Shane Lee Brown has been arrested and arrested for a shooting spree after being stopped at a Henderson police checkpoint in Nevada In January 2020.

The 23-year-old remained in police custody for about a week.

During that time, he repeatedly tried to convince police in both Henderson and Las Vegas that they had arrested the wrong man. Nothing helped.

An arrest hearing and a reasonably intelligent judge were ordered to release Shane Lee Brown.

Shane Lee Brown, 23, was arrested on his way home from work.
Shane Lee Brown, 23, was arrested on his way home from work.

Nothing was right

The 23-year-old is now suing the police for violating his constitutional rights and for imprisoning him for incorrect reasons, Scriver The Washington Post.

If only one of the police officers or prison guards involved had done the job required of them, for example, comparing the photo of Chen Lee Brown’s arrest to a previous arrest photo of the elderly, white “Shane Brown” mentioned on the wanted list, they could easily have realized that Chen Lee Brown had not Not the right man,” he said in the mood.

The strange incident occurred on the afternoon of January 8, 2020 when Shane Lee Brown was driving through Henderson on his way home from work. The police stopped him, took his personal information and directed it to the computer.

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Then a search for “Shane Brown” appeared on the police car’s computer. He did not appear in court for a suspected weapons offense and was therefore wanted.

Then the patrol picked up Lee Brown and took him to the station where he was detained.

However, the man in question was not Shane Lee Brown but Shane Neil Brown. He was also not black, 23 years old and 170 centimeters tall, but 49, with a gray beard and ten centimeters tall.

Shane Neal Brown, 49, was wanted for the shooting.

They were taken to prison

Lee Brown protested vigorously against the allegations made by every police officer he met during interrogations, but that didn’t help. After two days in custody, he was arrested in Las Vegas.

There he continued to try to convince the Las Vegas police that he was not the man they were chasing, but even there they refused to listen.

Police have prepared documents for the court stating that they have detained Shane Neil Brown and a date has been set for arrest proceedings.

Lee Brown wants compensation after wrongful arrest.

Four more days later, District Court Judge Joe Hardy finally managed to stop the 23-year-old’s nightmare after examining Shane Neale Brown’s real photo and found they had little in common in terms of looks. .

Lee Brown was immediately released and now he wants compensation for the startling confusion.

Henderson police said in a statement Even the Washington Post And that his lawyers “are reviewing the information and will respond to the allegations in court.”

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The 49-year-old gray-bearded youth was arrested in San Bernardino, California on January 22, 2020.