Woman files lawsuit against Mont. Co. Jail claiming excessive force was used against her
DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) – A lawsuit filed against the Montgomery County Jail alleges excessive force was used against a woman while she was in jail in 2015.
Marsha Pate-Strickland said she got into a confrontation with a corrections officer after asking if she could exchange her juice for a milk.
She said the officer grabbed her and slammed her to the floor. Pate-Strickland said she complained that her arm and shoulder were injured, but she refused medical attention.
Now, she said she has permanent and debilitating injuries.