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Judge says protester was 'wrongly arrested' during Russell funeral

Eric Brazau awarded $1K in damages

QMI Agency

He was the man arrested during Toronto Police Sergeant Ryan Russell's funeral procession he held up signs saying things like "No Police State."

His name is Eric Brazau and Friday, in small claims court, a judge found he was wrongfully arrested.

Brazau had been seeking $25,000 in damages, but the justice found that he was treated well when he was arrested so only awarded him $1000.

Brazau told reporters he wasn't too happy with the award, and says he'll appeal that in court.

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  1. john posted on 03/15/2014 11:00 AM
    who the f$%^$$^ck dos that at a funeral that's disgusting totally uncalled for . i hope someone do that at his funeral . man what a jackass . i see why he did it but not at a funeral it defeats the whole porpoise . he glade he is arrested to bad he did not big fined instead of wining a law suit . stupid .
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