A federal court ordered the city of Racine to pay a city resident and a guns-rights organization $10,000 for violating the man's rights last September.
Frank Hannan-Rock was arrested Sept. 9 after police found him sitting on his porch at 417 Luedtke Ave. with a gun. Officers were called to the area for a report of shots fired, but Hannan-Rock had nothing to do with the incident.
However, Hannan-Rock refused to answer police questions and was arrested for obstructing
Wisconsin Carry sued the Racine Police Department on Hannan-Rock's behalf in the U.S. Eastern District Court located in Milwaukee. The federal court ruled Friday the city must pay Hannan-Rock and Wisconsin Carry $10,000.
Here's a story by Wisconsin Carry on the court decision.
The Racine City Council's Finance and Personnel Committee is scheduled to meet in closed session tonight to discuss Hannan-Rock's case.