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Karen Garner
Karen Garner

Loveland police sergeant in rough arrest of elderly Colorado woman resigns

The Loveland Police Department announced Wednesday evening that Phil Metzler submitted his resignation amid a disciplinary review

Crime and Courts

$3 million settlement reached in rough arrest of woman with dementia in Loveland

"The settlement with Karen Garner will help bring some closure to an unfortunate event in our community but does not upend the work we have left to do," Loveland City Manager Steve Adams said.

Crime and Courts

Loveland police officer who roughly arrested elderly woman with dementia will stand trial for assault, judge rules

District Judge Michelle Brinegar said there is probable cause for the charge against Austin Hopp

Crime and Courts

Former Loveland police officers face charges in arrest of woman with dementia

Arrest warrants have been issued for Austin Hopp and Daria Jalali over the June 2020 arrest of Karen Garner in Loveland.

Crime and Courts

Nicolais: How can we make sense out of Karen Garner’s ordeal at the hands of Loveland police?

The brutal arrest of a Loveland resident suffering from dementia sheds light on continuing misuse of force among police ranks

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3 more Loveland police officers placed on leave over arrest of woman with dementia

Officer Daria Jalali, Officer Tyler Blackett and Sgt. Phil Metzler were placed on administrative leave Friday in connection with the arrest of Karen Garner

Crime and Courts

Woman with dementia arrested over $14 theft sues Loveland Police Department

Karen Garner's lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages, claims that no one sought medical help for her until about six hours after she was arrested

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