Man Suing Police Gets Probation

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A Klamath Falls man who is suing the police department for what he claims was excessive force has been sentenced to probation in a plea deal; 34 year old Juan Mendez pleaded no contest to two counts of assault of a police officer; he’ll serve 30 days in jail and serve 3 years probation.  His plea deal has no effect on his lawsuit against the Klamath Falls police department.