Letter from IPR to attorney Benjamin Haile

August 8, 2007

READ – letter from the Independent Police Review Division, an office of the City’s Auditor’s Office, to Benjamin Haile, attorney for Richard Prentice.

Prentice was arrested June 14 with the charge of Advertising In Streets. According to police, Prenctice used tape to attach a poster protesting the killing of James Chasse to a downtown building.

Prentice has filed a civil suit against the city for a variety of civil rights violations during his booking.

Charges against Prentice have been dropped.