Dec 19,2007 00:00
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. -- A Bolingbrook, Ill., man says he was wrongfully arrested and roughed up by Drew Peterson, a former police sergeant suspected in his wife's disappearance.
Peterson says he wasn't working on the day in question, and videotapes will back up the claim, the Chicago Tribune said.
Timothy Brownlee, 35, filed suit Monday alleging wrongful arrest and abuse, which included a broken thumb, the Tribune said. He was arrested in late May by two officers who said he gave a false name during an earlier visit to address a neighbor dispute.
Peterson is under investigation in the Oct. 28 disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy, and in the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
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