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Ex-deputy constable recalls alleged sexual harassment by boss - The Galveston County Daily News : Galveston

July 29, 2014

Ex-deputy constable recalls alleged sexual harassment by boss

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:30 am

GALVESTON — A former deputy constable who has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Galveston County testified in court Wednesday that he did not initially report former Precinct 7 Constable Pam Matranga’s alleged lewd behavior to the county’s human resources department out of embarrassment and fear that he would not be taken seriously.

James Gist, 52, said Matranga made repeated, unwanted sexual advances toward him from May to October 2011, including at least one occasion when he said the former constable pulled her shirt over Gist’s head and pressed her breasts against his neck.

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