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Wastewater employees release Middlebury porn tapes

MIDDLEBURY, Ind. -- The Middlebury porn scandal continues at the wastewater treatment plant.

We first broke this story in April. Two employees say they aren’t being treated fairly after turning in porn peepers at work.

At the last Middlebury council meeting on May 8th, the employees asked to play a tape they say proves their supervisor was creating a tough working environment. That request was denied, so on Wednesday, they decided to release those recordings anyway.

"You don’t go above my head anymore," said supervisor’s recording. "Do you understand? Or I will go above your head... so let’s have it right now," said supervisor’s recording.

The tapes speak for themselves. This is part of the recording wastewater treatment plant worker, Jimmy Koontz shared with the 20 people who showed up for a meeting he called.

After hearing Koontz’s side of the story, taxpayer and resident Bill Raybuck is demanding answers.

"One part would be shock, that after council members hearing some of these things..admitting that there is an issue and not doing anything about it," said Bill Raybuck.

According to the Elkhart Sheriff’s Department, there is an ongoing investigation. Koontz says officers have confirmed that porn was found on the computers.

Raybuck said it still is not right that Koontz is being harassed at work.

"If they are making it a hostile work environment, then they should be removed from their position or at least have it looked into," said Raybuck.

And he wants his taxpayer money to be put to better use.

"Not to sit behind a computer and look at pornography," said Raybuck.

The two city workers are asking for a $3 million settlement for emotional distress.

Meanwhile their supervisor has been placed on paid administrative limited duty.

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