Joe Serna came back from a stint in the Army suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. With PTSD, he had a hard time readjusting to civilian life, and racked up a DUI years ago.
Joe then tried to lie on a urine test, so Judge Lou Olivera overseeing his case sentenced the vet to one night in jail to hold him accountable.
One night in jail for Joe would be near-torture, reminding him of a horrible night he spent in Afghanistan. Anxiety crept in as he lay there and the bad memories swarmed around him.
But then security cameras caught Judge Olivera doing something Joe didn’t expect…