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May 03, 2012

Ga. man sues cops, guard over arrest for open carry

Says his rights were violated; suing individual officers and guard, not employers

By Rhonda Cook
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

SUGAR HILL, Ga. — Private security guard, cops faulted. Gun carrier says his rights were violated in Sugar Hill.

A Forsyth County man is suing two police officers and a private security guard for arresting and jailing him for wearing a holstered gun while he exercised at Sugar Hill's Gary Pirkle Park.

Full story: Ga. man sues cops, guard over arrest for open carry

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