A litany of complaints have been filed by an attorney for Starke County Jail prisoner, Jack Haut. The Class Action allegations were made on behalf of Haut and those similarly situated pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Most of the complaints have to do with alleged overcrowding. Specifically, the Haut suit claims that because of overcrowding prisoners are forced to sleep on the floor in dayrooms for months at a time.
Haut also complains that rarely are the prisoners allowed exercise opportunities, especially outdoors.
Named in the suit is the Starke County Sheriff and Starke County Commissioners.