Student Left In Cell For 4 Days Files $20m Claim

Daniel Chong, a San Diego student left in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell for nearly five days after he was allegedly forgotten about, has filed a claim for $20 million.

Sections:  news   u.s.   
Topics:  california   daniel chong   lawsuit   san diego   
  • One flight closer to space tourismOne flight closer to space tourism
    Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
  • Police confiscate 4-foot, 2-pound marijuana joint
    California police confiscated a mammoth joint during a 4/20 pot rally on Saturday, reports the Los Angeles Times. As the paper notes, hundreds of UC Santa Cruz students gather each year for the event, and each year campus police confiscate things like bongs and dime bags. More
  • News Corp settles phone hacking case
    News Corp reaches a $139m (£91m) settlement with shareholders over complaints filed in relation to the UK phone hacking scandal. More
  • Once Again, YouTube Prevails In Viacom Case
    YouTube has once again beaten Viacom in the long-running copyright case that the companies have spent the last several years fighting. This marks the second time U.S. District Judge Louis Stanton has taken YouTube’s side in the case, agreeing that the streaming video provider was protected by “safe harbor” provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. More
  • Family of teen killed by car awarded $90 million by jury
    More than four years after a Prince George's County teen died after getting hit on her walk to school, her family was awarded tens of millions of dollars in a wrongful death suit, but the legal battle could be far from over. More
  • Videos of Greenville teacher dragging student by hair sparks rebirth of legislation
    JACKSON, MISS– The videos of the Greenville High School teacher dragging a student with special needs by her hair has not only sparked outrage, but the reintroduction of legislation. Representative Steve Hopkins told News Mississippi that the videos ...
    10/11/2016 - 7:15 am | View Link
  • DOJ Questions Punishments in Case of Student Forgotten in DEA Cell
    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has issued reprimands and suspensions of up to seven days to agents involved in the detention of a college student who was handcuffed and forgotten in a San Diego cell for five days. On April 25, 2012, Daniel Chong ...
    05/5/2015 - 10:22 am | View Link
  • College student mistakenly arrested and thrown in jail for FOUR DAYS because he had same name as wanted man
    Mom, I don't know what's going on, just help me. 'I was in the cell 23 hours a day for four days.' Police thought Jawon, spelled with an O, was a man called Jawan - with an A - Johnson who was wanted for failing to appear as a material witness in a felony ...
    11/28/2013 - 1:57 am | View Link
  • Daniel Chong, University of California student left in a holding cell for 4 days, files $20M claim against DEA
    (CBS/AP) SAN DIEGO - University of California student Daniel Chong, who was forgotten in a tiny holding cell without food, water or a toilet for four days, has filed a $20 million claim against the Drug Enforcement Administration. The 23-year-old's lawyers ...
    05/3/2012 - 2:57 am | View Link
  • UCSD student forgotten in DEA cell files $20M lawsuit
    The University of California, San Diego student left in a federal holding cell for days without food and water has filed a $20 million lawsuit against the government. Daniel Chong, 23, was picked up in a Drug Enforcement Administration raid April 21.
    05/3/2012 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • More
  • Unsolved-murder,-Murfreesboro,-TN
    The browser you are using is outdated! You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience and may be open to security risks! Consider upgrading to the ...
    10/16/2016 - 1:44 pm | View Website
  • U.S. News | National News
    Sections; Top Stories; Video; Election; U.S. World; Entertainment; Health; Tech; Lifestyle; Money; Investigative; Sports; Good News; Weather; Photos; Shows. Shows ...
    10/16/2016 - 6:13 am | View Website
  • Gates of Vienna
    After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message: It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address:
    10/16/2016 - 6:06 am | View Website
  • Breaking News
    Chicago breaking news from the Chicago Tribune. Find Chicago local news, Illinois news and more.
    10/15/2016 - 12:41 pm | View Website
  • Forbes Welcome
    Forbes Welcome page -- Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
    10/15/2016 - 11:51 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News