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Alvarado Officer Accused Of False Imprisonment Won't Face Disciplinary Action

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ALVARADO (CBSDFW.COM) - The city of Alvarado decided not to take any disciplinary action against Captain Gary Melson, who's accused of sending a youth coach to jail.

Melson allegedly confronted, then arrested coach Jessica Curs at a basketball game between third-graders. Curs filed a lawsuit claiming the coach, wife and mother was assaulted, battered, falsely imprisoned, and maliciously prosecuted, among other things.

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The City of Alvarado and Alvarado Police Department were also named in the suit.

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An investigation by the CBS 11's I-Team resulted in the criminal case being dropped. Johnson County Attorney Bill Moore told the I-Team, "Your reporting caused us to take a closer look at the case. Just based on a thorough review of it, I don't think an offense was committed."

UPDATE: I-Team Investigation Leads To Criminal Case Dismissal Against Coach

The county dropped the case after a CBS11 I-team investigation.

However, Melson and the city still face a federal lawsuit from the incident.

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