Howard Fischer reports:
The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday filed a broad-based constitutional challenge to the ability of prosecutors and police in Arizona to seize private property without a court order.
In legal papers filed in U.S. District Court, the organization claims that San Tan Valley resident Rhonda Cox had her rights violated when Pinal County sheriff’s deputies took her truck and the Pinal County Attorney’s Office sold it based on the activities of her son. It asks Judge Diane Humetewa to require Pinal County officials, named as defendants, to reimburse her.
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The complaint, additional documents, and more information about Voyles v. Cox, are available at:
You can read the ACLU’s press release about the case on their site.