He wrote that Johnson's decision to spray his pepper foam in the face of a woman when refused to tell him why she flooded the toilet in her cell on May 8, 2016 could be explained because she had acted out before, even though she did not pose a threat or actively resist any physical orders at the time.Cleveland.com had filed a complaint in the Ohio Court of Claims seeking both videos and plans to continue seeking the release of video capturing the second incident.
Johnson also told the woman "I told you I'd get you," after he sprayed her.
The woman's "reputation proceeded her" in the jail, Stein wrote, and Johnson had had four run-ins with her earlier that day.
"The word compliant does not describe this inmate," Stein wrote.
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