A former female employee has filed a lawsuit against Grant County Jailer Terry Peeples alleging sexual harassment and a hostile work environment.
Peeples denies the claims made in the lawsuit.
“As much as I would like to comment, I can not comment on this ridiculous and fraudulent accusation at this time,” he said.
Lee Ballard of Dry Ridge, who was hired by Peeples in February 2011 as a secretary at the detention center, filed the lawsuit Sept. 12 in Grant Circuit Court.
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