The Houston junkyard tycoon has a bone to pick up with a copper.
Dennis Laviage, a business owner best known for buy Houston leftovers with $ 2 bills, is at the heart of a civil rights lawsuit against the former Houston police sergeant. Jesse Fite, who is accused of withholding evidence from a judge in order to have Laviage arrested in 2016. Fite attempted to circumvent liability with a qualified immunity defense, but a federal judge in Houston ruled on December 2 that the case could go ahead against the sergeant. – a rare event for anyone trying to prosecute law enforcement officers for wrongdoing, according to Laviage’s lawyers.