Grimes v. Ghianda, 98-1136

CourtCourt of Appeal of Florida (US)
Citation731 So.2d 20
Docket NumberNo. 98-1136,98-1136
Parties24 Fla. L. Weekly D579 Reginald GRIMES a/k/a Jeffrey Greenwood, Appellant, v. Roland GHIANDA, Chris Fragakis, Lt. Kirkman, Chief Billy Riggs, Lt. David Hiuser, Barry E. Krischer, and Richard J. Vigadamo, Appellees.
Decision Date17 February 1999

Appeal from the Circuit Court for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Palm Beach

County; Edward H. Fine, Judge; L.T. Case No. CL 95-2698 AI.

Reginald Grimes, Marianna, pro se.

Patrick Brown, City Attorney, and Michael F. Amezaga, Assistant City Attorney, West Palm Beach, for appellees.


Affirmed. See Heck v. Humphrey, 512 U.S. 477, 114 S.Ct. 2364, 129 L.Ed.2d 383 (1994).

STONE, C.J., WARNER and GROSS, JJ., concur.

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