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April 17, 1992 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Jeno Koth, a deaf cabinetmaker from Hungary, entered a Pasadena bank in January, 1988, to cash his paycheck, a teller thought that he was the man who had robbed the Wells Fargo branch a week earlier. Minutes later, Koth was stunned to find himself surrounded by Pasadena police officers who handcuffed him and kept him in jail overnight before they realized they had the wrong man and released him, the 32-year-old Van Nuys resident testified last week.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1992 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Jeno Koth, a deaf cabinetmaker from Hungary, entered a Pasadena bank in January, 1988, to cash his paycheck, a teller thought that he was the man who had robbed the Wells Fargo branch a week earlier. Minutes later, Koth was stunned to find himself surrounded by Pasadena police officers who handcuffed him and kept him in jail overnight before they realized they had the wrong man and released him, the 32-year-old Van Nuys resident testified last week.
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May 10, 1992 | AMY LOUISE KAZMIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A jury has awarded $100,000 to a deaf cabinetmaker jailed overnight in Pasadena by police officers who failed to provide him with a sign language interpreter so he could communicate effectively. Jeno Koth, 32, who sued the Police Department for false imprisonment, emotional distress and violation of his civil rights, said he was pleased with the panel's decision, reached April 30 in Alhambra Superior Court.
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May 9, 1992 | AMY LOUISE KAZMIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A jury has awarded $100,000 to a deaf Van Nuys man jailed overnight in Pasadena by police officers who failed to provide him with a sign language interpreter so he could communicate effectively. Jeno Koth, 32, who sued the Police Department for false imprisonment, emotional distress and violation of his civil rights, said he was pleased with the panel's decision, reached April 30 in Alhambra Superior Court.
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