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.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.