Jeremy Venson was arrested for selling crack cocaine
Venson v. City of Chicago, et al. – Jeremy Venson was arrested for selling crack cocaine. However, due to the small drug amount involved, a finding of no probable cause was made at his preliminary hearing. Venson then sued several Chicago police officers alleging that he never had any drugs and was falsely arrested. After a jury trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of the Chicago police officers on all counts.