Exactly one month after police reportedly invaded his home, arrested him, and seized several items said to be property of the state, Opposition Chief Whip Christopher Jones is suing the state for $300,000. Since his arrest, Jones has not been charged for the crime in which he was questioned by police for.
The lawsuit against the State stipulates that police officers unlawfully searched his home a number of items including barbering chairs and air-conditioning units. In the suit Jones affirms that he was a violated of his constitutional rights.
Jones’ suit also is requesting that the seized items be returned to him.
Jones is seeking damages in excess of $100,000 for his 16 barber chairs and two air conditioning units valued at $4.8 million, damages in excess of $100,000 for trespassing his home at Tucville, Georgetown, along with another $100,000 for his wrongful arrest.