For Immediate Release
May 12, 2018
Jackson County Detention Center corrections officer charged for sexual contact with inmate, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Jaroyne D. Wright, 9/02/1992, faces the felony charge of Sexual Conduct with a Prisoner.*
According to court records filed today, on Friday, May 11, sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the Detention Center after corrections officer commanders, who were reviewing video surveillance in the jail, reported inappropriate conduct involving the defendant and a female prisoner. The conduct occurred on April 29, 2018 while the corrections officer was working in the Medical Housing area of the Detention Center. The defendant admitted to the commanders that he had sexual conversation and contact with the inmate.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $100,000. The defendant is being housed in another county detention center.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.