Former constable Mark Patton is seeking $100,000 from the county and a return to his old job, according to a lawsuit filed in Roane County Chan-cery Court.
The lawsuit, filed on Nov. 21, names all 15 county commissioners along with County Executive Mike Farmer and recently appointed constable Caleb Strayer as defendants.
As of Tuesday morning, Roane County Attorney Tom McFarland said he had yet to see the lawsuit, but vowed to fight it vigorously.
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