Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Featured Product Categories

Featured Corrections Product

Most Popular Articles

Staff Misconduct Article


Print Comment RSS Bookmark


W.Va. jail corrections officer faces sex charges

He was charged with six counts of imposition of sexual acts on a person incarcerated or under supervision

Associated Press

GREENWOOD, W.Va. — A former corrections officer at North Central Regional Jail has been arrested for sexual misconduct with an inmate.

West Virginia State Police say 19-year-old Jerrel Jones of Parkersburg was arrested Friday. He was charged with six counts of imposition of sexual acts on a person incarcerated or under supervision.

State police say the charges relate to Jerrel's sexual involvement with a female inmate while he was employed at the jail.

The arrest is the latest black eye for corrections officers. Fifteen officers are on suspension at Western Regional Jail for various charges. Another officer, William Roy Wilson, was charged in September with sexually abusing three female inmates at Southern Regional Jail.

Jones was arraigned Friday in Doddridge County Magistrate Court.

Associated PressCopyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

It was not immediately known whether he had an attorney.



CorrectionsOne comments can only be accessed by verified correctional officers.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.
Most Commented Articles
1. Ind. law holds teen responsible for murder he did not commitCorrections Article Comments11
2. Video: Fla. deputy drags mentally ill inmate through courthouseCorrections Article Comments8
3. FBI investigating Tenn. UOF case that led to CO's firingCorrections Article Comments8
4. Inmate claims he was forced to remove tooth with pliersCorrections Article Comments6
5. Rikers inmates save correctional officer from rape Corrections Article Comments6
6. Md. prison official fired for Facebook joke about COsCorrections Article Comments5
7. 2,000 inmates involved in Texas prison disturbanceCorrections Article Comments5
8. Prosecutor: Inmate killed cellmate so he'd have his own cell Corrections Article Comments5
9. Pa. warden blames Family and Medical Leave Act for driving up OTCorrections Article Comments5
10. Training helps Wash. officers deal with mental illness at jailCorrections Article Comments4

Back to previous page