In 2015, then 31-year-old Oliver Wiggins (Oliver Wiggins) was arrested for driving in a drunken state. About his offense, he learned, waking up in a clinic with handcuffs on his hand – and sued the city authorities.
In his statement, Wiggins claimed that the police on a minibus flew to the stop sign and drove into his Nissan Maxima car in 2004. After that, the man was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol.
After the incident, Wiggins suffered a hand injury, his car was broken down, but the insurance company did not want to cover the expenses because of the arrest. Three months later, the charges were dropped, and two years later the American managed to win in court against the city: his compensation amounted to almost 1 million dollars.
Evaluating the strength of the police badge, Wiggins himself later went to work for law enforcement officers of the correctional facility. According to the New York Daily News, the city authorities did not want legal proceedings and settled it in pre-trial order, but none of the policemen in the minibus were fired.