Tag Archive: Kathryn Johnston

An unreliable informant could cost you $4.9m

August 18, 2010 3:02 pm

The Mayor of Atlanta has offered a $4.9 million settlement to the family of Kathryn Johnston according to the Atlanta Journal.  92-year-old Johnston was killed in 2006 by Atlanta Police after an informant said he had purchased drugs from her home. When […]

Johnson case illustrates costs of getting it wrong

June 14, 2010 11:58 am

The true costs of botched drugs busts involving confidential informants is finally being realised at Atlanta Police Department. As reported on ajc.com, 92-year-old Kathryn Johnston was shot dead in 2006 by members of APD’s drugs unit when they raided her […]