The owners of a now-defunct north side strip club have filed a lawsuit against vice officers and the City of Columbus, alleging the club and its dancers were targeted in retaliation for balking at an officer’s demand to rehire a former bouncer.
Columbus City Council last night approved a 450 thousand dollar settlement with porn star Stormy Daniels, who sued the police officers who she alleged wrongfully arrested her at a strip club last year.
The family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Columbus vice squad officer is seeking more than 3.5 million dollars in damages in a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the officer, the city and the police division.
Columbus police have released documents detailing departmental charges against five officers associated with an undercover operation that led to porn star Stormy Daniels' arrest at a strip club last year.
Interim Columbus police chief Tom Quinlan said Wednesday five officers from the now-disbanded vice unit face disciplinary actions for last year's raid on a strip club that resulted in the arrest of porn star Stormy Daniels.
A Franklin County judge has handed down an eight-day suspended jail sentence for the Columbus woman who falsely accused a now-suspended vice officer of cocercing her into sex in exchange for her freedom.
The Columbus City Attorney's office is dismissing any open and pending cases involving vice detective Andrew Mitchell, who was charged Monday with holding women against their will and forcing them to engage in sex acts for their freedom.