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RAW NEWS: Putnam Co. Taser Case: Sheriff Responds to Accusations

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - FOX17 NEWS has uncovered new information in a case involving a woman who says she was tased and tortured inside the Putnam County Jail in 2011. Sheriff David Andrews says the videotaped incident looks bad and is easy to criticize but no one knows what his deputies were up against. Andrews says he  believes the situation escalated because the tasers were faulty, and failed to incapacitate Smith.

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