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Penns Grove Borough paid $9,500 to settle man’s claim that police used excessive force against him.

On December 13, 2021, the Borough of Penns Grove (Salem County) agreed to pay $9,500 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man who said that police knocked out two of his teeth and punctured his eardrum during two separate 2018 encounters. In his second amended civil complaint, Ramon Alvarado, formerly of Penns Grove, claimed […]