A videotaped struggle over a cellphone at the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office has drawn public attention online and is subject of a federal lawsuit.

Cory Glen Roland filed a lawsuit in federal district court claiming his civil rights were violated during an interview with Nacogdoches County sheriff’s deputies when one of the deputies attempted to take his cellphone from him.

Valerie Reddell’s email is valerie.reddell@dailysentinel.com.

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