“Bernard Furr had a seemingly airtight alibi for a gas-station robbery on November 17, 2016: He was in the hospital. <br><br>But Hazelwood police officers investigating the stickup didn’t bother looking into the evidence he provided, Furr alleges in a lawsuit filed yesterday in federal court. Nor did they consult the Phillips 66 clerk on duty at the time, who was apparently familiar with the real perpetrator, or check out the video surveillance, which, his suit says, “clearly” showed a different man. <br><br>Instead, they sent paperwork to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, seeking to charge Furr. He ended up jailed for 90 days after being unable to post the required $75,000 cash bond. “

"Bernard Furr had a seemingly airtight alibi for a gas-station robbery on November 17, 2016: He was in the hospital.

But Hazelwood police officers investigating the stickup didn't bother looking into the evidence he provided, Furr alleges in a lawsuit filed yesterday in federal court. Nor did they consult the Phillips 66 clerk on duty at the time, who was apparently familiar with the real perpetrator, or check out the video surveillance, which, his suit says, "clearly" showed a different man.

Instead, they sent paperwork to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, seeking to charge Furr. He ended up jailed for 90 days after being unable to post the required $75,000 cash bond. "

St. Louis Man Jailed 90 Days for Robbery He Didn't Commit Sues Hazelwood

Bernard Furr had a seemingly airtight alibi for a gas-station robbery on November 17, 2016: He was in the hospital. But Hazelwood police officers investigating...
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