Millcreek Township Pays $17,500 to Settle Lawsuit Over Anti-Trump Tirade Arrest

Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania – A motorist in Millcreek Township has received a settlement of $17,500 in a federal lawsuit he filed against the township’s police department. Thomas Sebastian was arrested by Millcreek police in September 2022 after shouting obscenities about former President Donald Trump while driving. He was charged with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct, but was later acquitted. Sebastian then sued the township and the two police officers involved in his arrest, alleging violations of his First, Fourth, and 14th Amendment rights. The case has now been settled for the sum of $17,500. Sebastian’s … Read more