Valley City (CSi)  The City of Valley City and two police officers have been served with notice of a lawsuit.

WDAY reports, the suit and complaint were filed in U.S. District Court, on May 3, 2019 by  the Aaland Law Firm.  City Attorney Carl Martineck says Valley City Police Officers Christopher Olson and Wade Hannig, along with the City of Valley City were served.

He says the city and police  officers intend to defend the suit’s allegations, vigorously .

Each, is entitled to have all of the facts surrounding the arrest of Warren Lindvold    July 15, 2018 heard, and to defend the professionalism of these police officers.

Martineck  says, in accordance with the City’s agreement with the North Dakota Insurance Reserve Fund, outside counsel has been appointed to defend the City and the officers this action.

Any further inquiries can be directed to the appointed attorney representing the city through the North Dakota Insurance Reserve Fund.