Gavel and Cash

Lawsuits Filed by Accusers


(last updated 3/7/2016)

Below is some brief information regarding civil lawsuits filed by Holtzclaw accusers in state and federal court.

To date, 11 of 14 accusers have formally filed civil lawsuits seeking monetary compensation. Those accusers have been identified in public records as: Jannie Ligons, Shardayreon Hill, Tabitha Barnes, Carla Raines, Regina Copeland, Sherry Ellis, Terri Morris, Syrita Bowen, Carla Johnson, Kala Lyles, and Demetria Campbell.

We are unaware of any civil action(s) filed by accusers Florene Mathis, Rosetta Grate or Adaira Gardner.

1. Filed: 6/17/2015 – Closed: 10/13/2015 (moved to federal court)
Okla. County Civil Lawsuit CJ-15-3365
Plantiff: Jannie Ligons

Defendants: Daniel Holtzclaw and the City of OKC

 

2. Filed: 7/31/2015 – Oklahoma County Civil Lawsuit CJ-15-4217
Plantiff: Demetria M. Campbell

Defendants: Daniel Holtzclaw and the City of OKC.

 

3. Filed: 9/14/2015 – Okla. County Civil Lawsuit CJ-15-5011
Plantiff: Shardayreon (Shandegreon) Hill

Defendants: Daniel Holtzclaw and the City of OKC.

 

4. Filed: 10/6/2015 – Federal Lawsuit 5:15-cv-01112-HE
Plantiff: Jannie P. Ligons

Defendants: Daniel Holtzclaw and the City of OKC.

 

5. Filed: 1/12/2016 – Federal Lawsuit 5:16-cv-00019-HE
Plantiff: Sherry Ellis, Carla Raines and Regina Copeland.

Defendants: Daniel Holtzclaw, and the City of OKC.

 

6. Filed: 2/25/2016 – Federal Lawsuit 5:16-cv-00184-HE
Plaintiffs: Tabatha Barnes, Terri Morris, Syrita Bowen, Carla Johnson, Kala Lyles, Jannie Ligons, and Shardayreon (Shandayreon) Hill

Defendants: City of OKC, Daniel Holtzclaw, OCPD Chief Bill Citty, Brian Bennett, Rocky Gregory, John Does and Jane Does.