** BREAKING NEWS **CHARLES EIMERS FAMILY FILES SUIT IN FEDERAL COURT
Charles Eimers’ children have grown tired of waiting for answers from FDLE.
They asked their lawyers David Paul Horan and Darren Horan to file a suit for wrongful death against the City of Key West and 12 police officers involved in the arrest of Charles Eimers on Thanksgiving morning. The arrest resulted in a coma and death a week later when Charles Eimers was removed from life support at Lower Keys Medical Center.
The lawsuit, filed this morning in U.S. District Court, alleges that officers Gabriel Humberto Garrido, Gustavo Adolpho Medina, Kathyann Wanciak, Gary Lee Lovette, Mathew Johnson, Francisco Zamora, Thaddeus Calvert, Derek Wallis, Nicholas Galbo, Janeth Calvert, Pablo Rodriguez, and Todd Stevens used excessive force in arresting Charles Eimers. They have also sued the City of Key West for having a custom or policy that allows police officers to use the prone restraint technique on the beach. [...full article]