OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. - The Osceola County Sheriff's Office is facing a lawsuit over an arrest that resulted in a woman breaking her arm.
There was not a full internal investigation into the incident, but a supervisor with the sheriff's office looked into the woman's complaint about a year after the arrest happened.
There are scars on Lissette Hernandez' left arm and she said it doesn't move the way it is supposed to after it was fractured in two places. She said it happened while she was being arrested by a deputy.
"It was horrible. It was horrible," Hernandez said.
Deputies were called by the woman's adult daughter to a Kissimmee home three years ago when Hernandez was fighting with her husband.
The man got angry and threatened to get a gun as deputies tried to keep the couple apart. Deputies used a stun device on him.
"And I'm like frozen because I see my husband like a fish on the water and I'm crying, hysterical," said Hernandez.
But Hernandez' story and the deputies stories differ.
The arrest report shows that Hernandez tried to pull Deputy Gabriel Davila away from her husband, ripping the deputy's nametag off in the process.
Hernandez insists she never touched the deputy.
"He throws me against the floor with this arm behind me and him on top of me. I immediately knew it was broken," said Hernandez.
Her charges of battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest were eventually dropped.
Hernandez' lawsuit states the pain was so severe that she lost control of her bowels and that the deputies in her home made fun of her and laughed.
"The way they came to our home, I will never call the police again," said Hernandez.
Sheriff's officials said they do not comment on pending litigation.