FOLEY, Ala. (WPMI) - A Louisiana man filed a complaint against Foley Police Chief David Wilson, alleging the chief and another officer stalked the man and his son in unmarked police cars in 2011. The complaint, filed in federal court Tuesday also names the city of Foley as a defendant.
Matthew King said he was driving through town last June when an unmarked car started following him after he passed the car. At the time, King said, he had no idea the chief was driving the unmarked car. The complaint said King tried to eventually pulled off to see if the unmarked car would do the same. It did, King said and parked across the street from him.
King said at no point did anyone in the car identify themselves as a law enforcement officer.said he drove back onto the highway where he claims he was pulled over by marked police cars. According to the complaint, King said Wilson emerged from the unmarked car telling King, "This is my town" and "you don't drive like that through my town."
King was cited for reckless endangerment and DUI, charges which were never prosecuted.
According to the complaint, King is seeking at least $1 million in damages, records show.