A federal judge has dismissed a civil lawsuit against Williamsport Police Chief Gregory A. Foresman stemming from the confiscation of Little League pins.
U.S. Middle District Court Judge William W. Caldwell terminated the civil lawsuit by Randy and Janete Shrey because they filed after the statute of limitations had expired.
The civil suit stemmed from the confiscation of pins owned and sold by the Shreys that contained a logo resembling that of city police.
Randy Shrey had a passion for Little League World Series memorabilia, according to Michael Zicolello, attorney for the Shreys.
The couple designed and sold pins, but after they designed a pin resembling the city police badge and the Little League logo, they received a visit in July 2008 from city police officers.
The dismissed case involving Foresman centered on an allegation the police department didn't create an incident report on the seizure of the pins, according to Foresman's attorneys, David J. MacMain and David A. Gomez, of West Chester.
A separate lawsuit against police Capt. Raymond O. Kontz III is pending a court trial that has tentatively been scheduled for May.