News and Tribune

Clark County

February 19, 2014

10 Clark County employees named in civil complaint

Louisville attorney files complaint claiming mistreatment of drug court participants

LOUISVILLE — A class action civil complaint filed Tuesday by a Louisville attorney in federal court names 10 Clark County employees as the defendants, stemming from claims of mistreatment to Clark County Drug Treatment Court participants and some who have been placed on work release.

The complaint also list several “unknown Clark County” employees.

Those attorney Mike Augustus listed in the complaint as defendants are: “[Clark County Circuit Court No. 2] Judge Jerome F. Jacobi; [former drug court program director] Susan Knoebel; [former drug court field officer and suspended Clark County Circuit Court No. 2 bailiff] Jeremy Snelling; [Clark County Chief Probation Officer] Henry Ford; Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden; [Clark County Community Corrections Work Release Director] Danielle Grissett; [Clark County Community Corrections Executive Director] Stephen Mason; unknown Clark County Work Release employee[s]; unknown Clark County Circuit Court clerk; and Clark County Board of Commissioners [Rick Stephenson, John Perkins and Jack Coffman].”

Augustus is representing Destiny Hoffman, Nathan Clifford, Joshua Foley, Jesse Hash, Ashleigh Santiago, James Bennett, Amy Bennett and Lee Spaulding, six of whom are drug court participants, and two who are claiming mistreatment in work release programs.

Check with newsandtribune.com and print editions for updates.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints

LOCAL MAGAZINES
2013 Photos of the year


Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.

LOCAL STATISTICS
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
2013 Photos of the year


Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.