Lawmaker Sued Over Months of Taser Attacks
Tasings at Houston office were posted online: lawsuit
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 7, 2013 5:10 PM CDT
Updated Aug 7, 2013 5:50 PM CDT
A screen capture from video of a co-worker Tasing another.   (KHOU TV)

(Newser) – Most people can accept being the victim of an office prank—but Tasing seems a little much. In that spirit, a Texas man has filed suit against a GOP state lawmaker and her husband over months of alleged Taser attacks while working at their Houston car dealership, KHOU.com reports. "I was constantly looking behind my shoulder, distracted, couldn’t sleep," says Bradley Jones. "I would even look behind my shower curtain at home."

State Rep. Patricia Harless' husband, Sam Harless, allegedly made a Taser available to employees at the Houston office and filmed them sneaking up on Jones and shocking him. According to the suit, the pranks went on for months and even got posted on YouTube—but have since been removed (see one at the KHOU link). But Sam Harless denies the whole thing: "This is a frivolous lawsuit," he says. "Once the facts come out, it will be thrown out." (Hat tip, Raw Story.)

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Gsancheezy
Aug 8, 2013 11:21 AM CDT
HeartVote, in everything you do. Look it up. People are good.
HANKHILL
Aug 8, 2013 9:46 AM CDT
sam and pat harbrainless should be made to sit on a taser for a year and have mr jones push button when ever he wants and as often as he wants!
NoFun
Aug 8, 2013 3:44 AM CDT
Once again with have right wingers with no human empathy hurting people for no reason. Such people should never be given a torture device or political power.