Monroe Co. Attorney Faces Lawsuit

The Monroe County Attorney is facing a lawsuit that includes accusations of assault and false imprisonment.

Wes Stephens is being sued by Jessie and Michelle Adams for an alleged altercation in March.

According to the suit, the Adams claim Stephens refused to help them with the status of a warrant.

The suit then states that Stephens allegedly became angry and shoved Jessie Adams several times into a wall and locked the office door so neither of them could get out.

The document says eventually Stephens let the Adams out of the room.

They claim physical injury is the reason for the civil suit.

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