Bad arrest of armed homeowner leads to civil rights suit

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Lee’s note: I just wrote this story for my newspaper. It’s a must-read for everyone who has a defensive firearm in their home.
By Lee Williams

Published: Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:10 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:10 a.m.

NORTH PORT – A 58-year-old North Port resident has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city and four police officers, claiming they violated his Fourth Amendment rights by ordering him and his wife from their home at gunpoint, and by searching their home without reason, a warrant or consent.

Robert Snyder and his wife live in the 3400 block of Landrum …read more