Visitor trapped in jail visiting room for 30 hours speaks out

Farad Polk says he spent more than 30 hours trapped in the Cook County Jail, and for the first time, he described the anguish of being locked up.


ABC News 7

COOK COUNTY, Ill. — Farad Polk says he spent more than 30 hours trapped in the Cook County Jail, and for the first time, he described the anguish of being locked up. 

"It's by the mercy of God that carried me out," said Polk. 

Polk has filed a lawsuit because of this incident. He was visiting his son who has been locked up for nearly 13 months on heroin charges. Polk's attorney says his client suffered emotionally from the ordeal.

Full story: Visitor trapped in jail visiting room for 30 hours speaks out

Recommended for you

Copyright © 2022 Corrections1. All rights reserved.