Tag Archives: Ryan Ashe

Local News
November 8, 2018

Lawsuit alleging police brutality in Rutland suffers setback

By Alan J. Keays/VTDigger

A federal judge has thrown out claims in a police brutality lawsuit against Rutland City and its police department, but Matthew Hart, a Rutland attorney representing Smith-Wallett, said he’s pressing forward against officer Ryan Ashe, who he alleges used excessive force…

Local News
May 2, 2018

Former Rutland woman sues city, cop for excessive force

By Alan Keays/VTDigger

RUTLAND – A former Rutland woman has filed a lawsuit against the city, its police department and one of its officers, alleging the officer used excessive force in taking her into custody, slamming her to the ground leading to a concussion and…