Black family handcuffed outside Starbucks Awarded $8.25M.

Black family handcuffed outside Starbucks Awarded $8.25M

A family who was unlawfully searched by Alameda County sheriff’s deputies was recently rewarded more then $8 million dollars¬† reported.

Video shows a mother and two sisters being harassed and handcuffed at a Castro Valley Starbucks while on their way to take one of the young women to a college test in Berkeley.

The verdict was reached on March 1st following a trial that lasted two days before U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup in San Francisco.

A jury deliberated for 16 hours before awarding the mother and daughters this unprecedented amount from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.¬†

The jury found Deputy Steven Holland liable for $2.7 million to mother Aasylei Loggervale and $2 million apiece to her daughters, Aaottae Loggervale, then 17, and Aasyeli Hardege-Loggervale, then 19.

The jury also found then-Deputy Monica Pope liable for $750,k to both daughters, and that Alameda County is liable for the actions of its deputies.