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Ga. Deputies Gone After Sex Talk with Inmate

August 14, 2012  | 

One Oconee County (Ga.) Sheriff's jail deputy was fired and another resigned following an internal investigation that the pair had "inappropriate communications" with a female inmate, Oconee County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Lee Weems said Monday.

The deputies, Dewayne Powers and Andrea Rogers—both men were hired in 2010—sent Facebook friend requests to the 23-year-old inmate while she was incarcerated in the jail, Weems said. Powers also sent a text message to the inmate's phone, he said. Additionally, both deputies engaged in face-to-face conversations of a sexual nature with the inmate, according to Weems.

Read the full Athens Banner-Herald story.


Comments (4)

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hank hill @ 8/14/2012 6:59 PM

andrea? as in a boy named sue?

George @ 8/14/2012 7:04 PM

This inmate probably coaxed the deputies into doing this.

R @ 8/15/2012 5:45 AM

Coaxed? Probably. So what? These guys should've known better anyway. Two axioms apply here: Stupid is as stupid does; and you can't fix stupid. So goodbye, good riddance, enjoy another line of work.

Sgt. Mike @ 8/30/2012 6:57 AM

Professional distance is always a good rule, even if she did encourage the behavior in some way, they are grown men responsible for their decisions and actions.

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