Man allegedly beaten by police files lawsuit; Homewood Police Dept. included in investigation

Man allegedly beaten by police files lawsuit; Homewood Police Dept. included in investigation

Original Article By Erica Pettway

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – A Northport man announces that he has filed a lawsuit against the Homewood Police Department, Homewood Police Chief Tim Ross and the officers involved in the incident citing excessive force after an interaction he had with officers from the department.

According to the complaint, back on February 24, 2019, 27-year-old, Timothy Stewart, an Ironworker from Northport, was the victim of excessive force at the hands of the officers, who were identified in the complaint as Rodney Adams and Nicholas Altobella.        

Stewart is seeking $1 million from the Homewood Police Dept., Homewood Police Chief Tim Ross and the officers involved in the incident.  

Stewart and his Attorneys are also asking for the Homewood Police Department to release video of the incident.

Stewart is represented by Carlos Moore of The Cochran Firm – Mississippi Delta and Michael T. Bell of The Cochran Firm Birmingham.

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