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$5 million suit alleges police brutality, false imprisonment
A year ago, Rodney L. Smith and Christopher Owens were facing prison time, with a half-dozen members of the Baltimore Police Department lined up to testify that they resisted arrest and assaulted officers during an October 2009 traffic stop. Earlier this week, Smith and Owens filed a $5 million lawsuit against two of those officers.