Nakisha Newell, a female corrections officer in Ohio, U.S., will face criminal charges for allegedly having sex with a male inmate as well as bringing illegal imports into the county jail, authorities said.
Newell who had been on the job just 18 months has been charged with two counts of felony sexual battery and two counts of conveyance, a misdemeanour.
More charges are likely, Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones told the Dayton Daily News.
Newell, 28, was fired immediately after officials got a tip she brought in a cellphone and electronic cigarettes into the jail, according to the New York Post.Read more
Maj. Mike Craft of the Butler County Sheriff’s Office told the Dayton Daily News that a sharp-eyed corrections sergeant had “educated hunch” about Newell’s activities, and an investigation into possible criminal activity began.
“He had seen some things that he didn’t think were right. He did a great job bring the information to..Read more