Clay County Sheriff’s Office settles wrongful arrest lawsuit by Louisiana mom for $67,000
|By Topher Sanders, The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The settlement was reached last month and ends
Beseler, through spokeswoman
"The last several months have been extraordinarily difficult for Ashley," said
The settlement will allow Chiasson to get housing and put the episode behind her, Bonderud wrote.
Chiasson spent four weeks in the
She was the wrong Ashley Chiasson both times. Police were actually seeking a woman named
Beseler suspended four deputies without pay for their involvement in the Chiasson cases, including two supervisors. Two of the deputies were suspended for 30 days, the most severe punishment Beseler said he has issued as sheriff.
Williams filed a lawsuit in federal court against the agency in March. Justino said there were no settlement records available on the Williams case.
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