A man is suing the Harris County Sheriff’s office.
Christopher Johnson has said that during his arrest in 2015, two officers strangled him while taking his mugshit.
Johnson who was booked for a drunk driving offense in 2015 said that the police officers were upset he was smiling in the mugshot.
Johnson’s lawyers say the event caused him to suffer significant pain and mental anguish.
The county sheriff’s office has said that Johnson was uncooperative during the arrest.