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By Lucas Walsh
Cheney Free Press 

Former policeman sues Cheney for $5.5 million

Council forwards claim to insurance company


Last updated 1/26/2023 at 4:19pm

CHENEY – Attorneys representing former police officer Chad Eastep have filed a notice of tort claim with the city, claiming damages of $5.5 million.

This claim for damages form and the accompanying tort claim were filed with the city on Jan. 9, 2023. The claims are filed against the city and the police department for injurious conduct, wrongful termination, breach of contract, and others, according to the notice.

Eastep, who is listed as the claimant, is seeking for loss of retirement benefits, front-pay and non-retirement benefits, loss of reputation, and punitive damages, according to...

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