Herrera v. City of Albuquerque, 09-2010
In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action alleging a false arrest, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed where an officer in defendant's position could have reasonably concluded that probable cause existed to arrest plaintiff for violating a New Mexico child endangerment statute.
- Decided 12/14/2009
- Published 12/14/2009
- BRISCOE, Circuit Judge., Before BRISCOE, McKAY, and HARTZ, Circuit Judges.
- United States Tenth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- David Meilleur, (Nancy L. Simmons, Law Offices of Nancy L. Simmons, P.C., Albuquerque, New Mexico, on the briefs), Albuquerque, NM, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Erika E. Anderson of Robles, Rael & Anaya, P.C., Albuquerque, NM, for Defendants-Appellees Officer M.L. O'Brien and City of Albuquerque.