Twin Peaks Shootout

In a case stemming from a shootout at a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas, in 2015, a federal court granted McLennon County, its district attorney, and two Department of Public Safety agents’ motion to dismiss a suit brought by motorcycle club members who claim the defendants violated their rights by obtaining arrest warrants based on a fill-in-the-name affidavit that lacked probable cause.

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Twin Peaks Shootout

A federal court in Texas ruled that bikers arrested after a deadly 2015 shooting at a Twin Peaks restaurant may continue to pursue Fourth Amendment, conspiracy and bystander liability claims against multiple Waco police officials and certain claims against a county district attorney. The bikers claim they were wrongfully arrested based on a “fill-in-the-name” affidavit.

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