Departments settle excessive force lawsuit

Five local police departments have reached a settlement with an Easton home owner who claims officers used excessive force in a raid that resulted in the death of his friend.



Officers from a regional SWAT team raided the home of Ronald Terebesi while looking for drugs and guns in 2008.



Police found a small amount of drugs, but never found any weapons.



During the raid, Terebesi's friend was shot and killed by officers.



His family settled a multimillion-dollar lawsuit with police last year.


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