BY JEFF CLARK
ABERDEEN – U.S. Judge Sharion Aycock has set May 17 as the trial date for Antonio Riddle versus the City of Aberdeen.
Riddle filed suit against the city September 8, 2008. In his complaint, he alleges Aberdeen Police officers Aaron Andrews and Kelly Whitfield maced him as well as some unidentified children during a dispute at the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation building. He also claims he was assaulted by the officers, unlawfully arrested and falsely imprisoned.
According to Riddle’s complaint, the events happened while he was chaperoning an event on August 10, 2007.