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

Did Hancock deputies torment this family for ‘driving while Latino?’ Yes, lawsuit says.

November 08, 2018 05:00 AM