2. Season chicken tenders with salt, pepper and garlic powder and sauté in a skillet with oil and butter over medium heat/high heat about 3 minutes until slightly brown. Remove from heat and set aside.
But her family points to a different culprit in their ongoing lawsuit against the local jail's private owner: pepper spray. And a full investigative file the Times Free Press recently obtained reveals far more detail about what happened that night.
Others described Palmer, who struggled with drug addiction and bipolar disorder, as a compliant inmate. But around 4 p.m. Feb. 22, a corrections officer shot a one-or-two second burst of pepper spray into her eyes and mouth after Palmer refused to listen to orders and swallowed a bag of drugs she was hiding in her waistband.
CoreCivic, the private company that has managed Silverdale for Hamilton County since 1984, denied pepper spray was an excessive use of force in a recent motion in Hamilton County Circuit Court. CoreCivic and Palmer's attorneys, Herbert Thornbury and Lawson Konvalinka, return to court June 4 to address evidence-related issues.
The investigative file reveals a divide on what the pepper spray did to Palmer. Some of the nine interviewed corrections officers and nurses said they didn't know how it affected her. Some didn't mention it at all in their retelling.
But a different corrections officer suggested Palmer was reacting negatively to the pepper spray. Palmer was having trouble breathing, the officer said, and had to be lifted by her armpits because she wasn't "all there."
Brother Dale Flowers. He always switched out the black and white numbers on the attendance board hung on the wall behind the pulpit, updating "Attendance This Sunday," "Attendance Last Sunday," and "Tithes and Offerings." Sometimes I'd feel his eyes on me and look up, and those eyes would dart away like pretty fish in a tank. He looked middle-aged from the neck up, with salt and pepper hair and little bitty lines fanning out from the corners of his eyes, but younger from the neck down. Lean and whiplike in straight-leg Wranglers with a real sharp crease. One time he pulled a pack of Juicy Fruit from his pocket, shoved a piece halfway up with his thumb and silently held it out to me. I hesitated. It seemed like a long time, but finally I reached out and took it, unpeeled the wrapper and laid it on my tongue while he watched. It was just a stick of gum. It was nothing at all. That's what I'd told myself.
At least 177 people were arrested in New York. Some were bloodied during the arrests. One man was taken into custody for throwing liquid, possibly vinegar, into the faces of several police officers, authorities said. Many demonstrators were carrying vinegar as an antidote for pepper spray. 781b155fdc