Man sues police for $10 million over planted drug evidence



Norval Falconer has filed a lawsuit against certain members of the New Haven police department for $10 million, claiming political pressure led to his arrest and incarceration two years ago by corrupt detectives. (AP Photo)

By Edmund H. Mahony
Hartford Courant

NEW HAVEN — A New Haven man is suing the city for $10 million, claiming political pressure to crack down on drug dealing led to his arrest and incarceration two years ago by corrupt detectives who planted drugs in an apartment he was visiting.

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