The plaintiff businesses and residents who are suing the city over the CHOP have filed a motion for sanctions against the city related to the deletion of text messages from Mayor Durkan, SPD Chief Best, SFD Chief Scoggins, and other key city officials.
They are asking the judge to acknowledge the spoliage of key evidence by the city, and either find the city liable by default or allow an “adverse instruction” to a jury in a trial.
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