Sacramento County Settles Third Flashlight-Beating Suit

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For the third time in six years, Sacramento County has paid thousands of dollars to settle a lawsuit against one of its deputies over a beating he allegedly administered with his flashlight, the Sacramento Bee reports. The latest settlement resulted in the payment of $200,000 to John Reyes, who alleged in a federal lawsuit that Deputy Paul “Scotte” Pfeifer beat him with his flashlight, doused . . .

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