Lawsuit Against Coffee County Sheriff's Department

A one time employee of the Coffee County's Sheriff's department has filed a lawsuit against her former employer.

Former correctional officer Ruth Scheipe claims she was wrongfully terminated.

Among other things, Scheipe claims she was fired because of her gender and personal life style.

Her attorney is asking for one million dollars in damages because of lost retirement and harm to her reputation.

A court date has not been set at this time.

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