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Linden settles false arrest lawsuit for $85,000: Local man claims he was jailed for six days after being mistakenly identified in high-speed chase.

On April 19, 2023, the City of Linden (Union County, NJ) agreed to pay $85,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a local man who said he was falsely arrested and jailed for six days. The man claimed he was wrongfully accused of leading police on a high-speed chase when he was actually at work. […]