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From Tom Burnett
A Pittsburgh man has filed a lawsuit against the FBI for violating his 4th amendment right protecting against illegal search and seizure and 5th amendment right to due process after they raid his home with a battering ram wielding assault rifles without a search warrant to enter the premise.
If they agents had done any kind of due diligence in establishing probable cause and legally seeking a warrant to raid the home to being with they would have discovered that the suspect they were searching the house they illegally raided had not lived there for more than 2 years.
A contact from the Pittsburgh area tells me the city requires all renters to pay for and file a registration with the city. If the FBI did quick search of that database they would have immediately realized the suspect they were searching for no longer resided in the home that was raided.
Instead in a blatant violation of the Constitution a man, his wife, and his children were terrorized by over a dozen men holding assault rifles to their heads as the horrified parents watched red dot lasers crawl back and forth on their children's faces.
The Raw Story reports:
Man files suit after 'terrifying' FBI raid on wrong house
A Bellevue, Pennsylvania man is suing a dozen FBI agents for allegedly violating his and his family's constitutional rights when their home was wrongfully raided by agents wielding assault rifles.
The Pittsburg Tribune-Review reported that FBI agents used a battering ram to enter Gary Adams' rented home in search of a former resident who was charged with being part of a drug gang.
The agents had an arrest warrant, but no warrant to search the premises.
His fifty-eight-year old wife Denise Adams described the raid as "terrifying."
The suspect, Sondra Hunter, hadn't lived at that address for almost two years.
"They had guns on my wife, my babies," he told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "I'd like to know how they would feel if that happened to them."
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review provides further details:
Bellevue family sues FBI over 'terrifying' raid
Thursday, June 16, 2011
The lasting impact of the raid on Gary Adams' home became clear in a comment from his 3-year-old granddaughter during a recent trip to the pharmacy.
"She said, 'Granddad. Police. Hide,' " Adams, 57, of Bellevue recalled Wednesday while discussing the federal lawsuit he filed against the officers who burst into his home March 3.
Led by FBI Special Agent Karen Springmeyer, about a dozen officers used a battering ram to enter Adams' rented Orchard Street home in a search for Sondra Hunter, then 35. But Hunter hadn't lived at that address for almost two years, while Adams and his family had been living there for more than a year, according to the lawsuit filed by Adams and 10 other family members.
[...]The lawsuit says that officers knew, or should have known, that Hunter no longer lived there. By executing an arrest warrant at a residence that wasn't Hunter's, they violated the family's Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable search and seizure, and their Fifth Amendment right to due process, the lawsuit says.
The officers were part of a local, state and federal task force rounding up more than three dozen people suspected of being members of the Manchester Original Gangsters street gang. Hunter was still at large at the end of the sweep, and court records show that she was living in Long Beach, Calif., at the time. She returned to Pittsburgh when she heard she was wanted by the police.
[...]"They had guns on my wife, my babies. I'd like to know how they would feel - the people in my house - if that happened to them," he said.
Denise Adams, 58, said seeing the red dots from the officers' targeting lasers crawl across her children's faces also has cost her faith in law enforcement.
"I don't want to, but this was terrifying," she sobbed.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article goes on to say that while the officers don't have a right to raid homes without search warrant authorizing the raid, the lawsuit filed faces several obstacles because law enforcement officials are given "qualified immunity" to protect them from mistakes they make when conducting their jobs.
While raiding the house without probable cause or a search warrant would bar the officers in this raid from the immunity, the beloved Supreme Court, who has done such an excellent job in protecting our civil liberties and keeping the executive branch and Congress in check, has repeatedly made it harder for anyone to sue law enforcement officials for anything.
The Tribune-Review quotes a University of Pittsburgh law professor David Harris as saying "Not only do they have to make a mistake, it has to have been particularly egregious, They have to be violating a law that was absolutely crystal clear, and they have to have known it."
So, the first issue at here is the definition of particularly egregious. If we take the Supreme Court's ruling on abduction of US Citizens along with their overseas detention and torture as the standard this lawsuit is dead in the water.
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