Lawsuit claims Oakland County Jail conditions put inmates at risk for COVID-19, demands ‘vulnerable’ be released

A class action federal lawsuit against Oakland County, Sheriff Michael Bouchard and Commander of Corrective Services Curtis Childs was filed Friday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, alleging unsanitary conditions at the jail are putting inmates at unnecessary risk of contracting COVID-19, and demanding immediate release of inmates deemed “vulnerable” due to underlying health issues.

Read more via the Oakland Press here.