Oakland police kept man on Most Wanted list for nothing

6560mf Oakland police kept man on Most Wanted list for nothing

6560mf Oakland police kept man on Most Wanted list for nothing

Chau Van was surprised to hear that he was one of Oakland’s “most wanted” criminals last year — after all, there wasn’t even a warrant out for his arrest. According to Courthouse News, “Oakland Police [Van] on its Most Wanted list for six months though he was not wanted for anything, the man claims in court.”Van has now sued the police department for publicly branding him “a violent felon.” Via Courthouse News:The first he heard of the fiasco, Van says, was when a friend called him on Feb. 7, 2012, and told him that KTVU-TV was broadcasting his name and picture, describing him as “one of Oakland’s Most Wanted criminals.” He went home and checked the Internet and saw that sure enough, “his name and face were on the news and that it was being reported that he was responsible for a shooting,” Van says in the complaint. The news left him “shocked and afraid” and “scared that the police would break into his house and possibly harm him based on this mistake,” Van says in the complaint.Continue Reading…

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Oakland police kept man on Most Wanted list for nothing

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