Houston County Civil Rights claim turned over to FBI

CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - Crockett Police Chief Jimmy Fisher says case has been turned over to the FBI for investigation.

Fisher's department originally took the report from Damon Taylor.

Taylor claims two Houston County Sheriff's Deputies, including his girlfriend's father, H.D. Gresham violated his civil rights by beating, tazing and leaving him in a remote part of East Texas.

The FBI couldn't be reached for comment.