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Excessive force lawsuit filed against Otter Tail County

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who claims he suffered a serious brain injury during an arrest by an Otter Tail County sheriff’s deputy has filed a federal lawsuit over the incident.
Kameron Boudin is seeking $2 million in damages from the county and the deputy as a result of his arrest in December 2018.
Authorities had been looking for Boudin in connection with a bar fight and found him at his home in Parkers Prairie.
The Star Tribune reports one deputy’s body camera showed Deputy Jeremias Krupich punching Boudin several times in the face while sitting on top of him. None of the officers at the scene intervened.
“No objectively reasonable officer would have delivered multiple, extremely forceful head strikes to Boudin under these circumstances,” the lawsuit said, adding that Boudin has diminished cognitive capabilities.
Boudin had a series of surgeries after suffering the brain injury, according to the lawsuit.
Otter Tail County public information officer Shannon Terry said Tuesday she can’t comment due to pending litigation. A message left at a phone number linked to Krupich was not returned.