Six Bikers Arrested in Twin Peaks Shootout Are Suing Waco Police

November 19, 2015

They claim their civil rights were violated.

The May motorcycle gang parking lot shootout at a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas led to nine deaths, nearly 200 arrests, and a growing number of lawsuits. The latest? Six bikers indicted on first-degree felony charges of engaging in organized criminal activity have now filed federal lawsuits against local authorities, according to the Waco-Tribune Herald. The bikers are seeking damages, claiming their civil rights were violated when they were falsely arrested and denied due process. Similar lawsuits are expected to follow from others held in the wake of the shootout.

Matthew Clendennen, Robert Bucy,…