A lawsuit filed against Hancock County says Stephanie Martinez and her three children, all from South Carolina, were illegally detained in a locked room at the Hancock County Public Safety Complex on U.S. 90, while her husband sat behind a locked gate and deputies searched the family van. The vacationing family was released after four hours, having broken no laws, the lawsuit says.
A lawsuit filed against Hancock County says Stephanie Martinez and her three children, all from South Carolina, were illegally detained in a locked room at the Hancock County Public Safety Complex on U.S. 90, while her husband sat behind a locked gate and deputies searched the family van. The vacationing family was released after four hours, having broken no laws, the lawsuit says. Wesley Muller Sun Herald file
A lawsuit filed against Hancock County says Stephanie Martinez and her three children, all from South Carolina, were illegally detained in a locked room at the Hancock County Public Safety Complex on U.S. 90, while her husband sat behind a locked gate and deputies searched the family van. The vacationing family was released after four hours, having broken no laws, the lawsuit says. Wesley Muller Sun Herald file