Massive Fish Leisure produces the documentary sequence “Stay PD.” (Ali Linan/Neighborhood Influence Newspaper)
Within the swimsuit, Massive Fish alleges that its video was, sooner or later in time, positioned in a Williamson County Sheriff car, which it stated violates the Privateness Safety Act of 1980, stated Hal Hawes, Williamson County Commissioners Court docket authorized advisor, in an interview with Neighborhood Influence Newspaper.
The Massive Fish lawsuit is towards Williamson County Sheriff’s Workplace, the Austin Police Division and WCSO Lieutenant James David, amongst others, in keeping with the agenda.
The motion is separate from a earlier lawsuit between the county and Massive Fish, Hawes stated.
In its first lawsuit with the corporate, Williamson County sued Massive Fish in addition to former Sheriff Robert Chody for filming “Stay PD” and not using a legitimate contract. Massive Fish responded with a countersuit towards the county through which it claimed that the county didn’t have grounds for the preliminary swimsuit, Hawes stated.
That dispute was resolved when commissioners voted Nov. 10 to drop the case towards Massive Fish. In response, Massive Fish dropped its countersuit. The case towards Chody stays energetic.
Chody turned himself in to Travis County Jail on April 1 after he was indicted by a grand jury for proof tampering within the March 2019 Javier Ambler death-in-custody case, throughout which “Stay PD” was current.
Chody is going through an analogous cost from the Williamson County District Legal professional’s Workplace. He’s scheduled to seem in court docket April 28 for that cost.