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-- is now announcing plans to sue the feds for up to twenty million dollars after agents left him in his cell and forgot about it.
We reported here last night that the Drug Enforcement Administration had rounded up Daniel Sean in a raid in San Diego last month.
DEA -- -- locked him up in -- cell with no windows handcuffed him with no food no water no bathroom for more than four days.
Do what -- had to survive.
-- -- little.
Bull in this particular keys were responsible should people whose homes.
Well Daniel Sean said he considered killing himself behind bars city tried to -- note to his mom and his own flash.
The DEA has apologized but sorry only goes so far apparently in that suit Daniel charms lawyers filing.
Claims the DEA's treatment amounted to torture.
Trace Gallagher is and what she's up he says he pretty much lost his mind in that cell trait.
-- -- Daniel John was told that he was free to go -- to hang out a holding cell until this Paper workers process that cell was five feet by ten feet.
He was there for hours and he was furious -- after he was there for days he was petrified.
He tried to set up the fire sprinklers with his hand handcuffs which he had on the whole time but failed.
He used a metal bench to catch his own year -- to -- He's finally after four days one of the agents opened the door found him covered his own waste and said quote where'd you come from his lawyer says he was tortured.
Judge the volatile -- says he was not listen.
To suggest that this was the legal equivalent.
Of water boarding or beating or other things that the government does.
Two people in the war on terror when they're trying to get information from them I don't know that a judge would allow that argument to be made to a jury.
He spent five days in the hospital suffering dehydration and kidney failure he ended up losing fifteen -- -- while it's they remind us how you got detained in the first place straight.
Well -- went to a friend's house on April 20 which is a day that marijuana -- set aside to smoke the house was raided by the DEA he and eight others were taken away.
Inside that house they did find 181000.
Ecstasy pills marijuana ammunition and weapons but Daniel -- was never charged.
And the DEA knows it made a mistake issuing this statement saying quote.
I am deeply troubled by the incident that occurred here last week I extend my deepest apologies to the young men and -- to express that this event is not indicative of the high standards that I hold my employees to.
I have personally ordered an extensive review of our policies and procedures.
Experts believe the DEA will likely settle this case long before it gets to trial -- Trace Gallagher in LA -- thanks asked for.
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