Former Inmate Sues County For $1.5 Million

Overton County officials are having to answer to a lawsuit filed against the county by a former prisoner at the jail, a lawsuit that is asking for $1.5 million in damages.

John Lucas White, who was incarcerated at the jail from April 21, 2016 until May 4, 2016, is the plaintiff in the case, which stems from a medical incident he had at the jail during his time of incarceration.

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