MORE: County spending on jail lawsuits tops $1M
Then 27, Evans was brought to the jail in 2014 on a drunk driving charge. The lawsuit claimed Evans was threatened by a deputy who had a Taser pointed at her and was then slammed to the floor by a sergeant, causing facial fractures.
“All of this intended to try to move away from where we’ve been,” said Montgomery County Commissioner Dan Foley. “We’ve seen a significant number of lawsuits that have been filed in the jail, which has cost a significant amount of money.”