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Black Texas man led by rope by police officers on horseback sues Galveston city and police for $1.4 million – ABC News

Donald Neely is suing a Texas city and its police department for “extreme and outrageous” conduct after two officers on horseback led him through the streets by…

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A black man who was led through the streets of a Texas town by two white police officers on horseback pulling a rope has sued the US city and its police department for $US1 million ($1.4 million), saying he suffered humiliation and fear during his arrest.

  • Donald Neely was homeless at the time of his arrest and was sleeping on a footpath
  • One of the officers was overheard twice saying that leading him by rope through the streets would look “bad”
  • Mr Neely’s lawsuit says he …

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