Former Jail Corrections Officer Facing Sex Charges

A former corrections officer at the North Central Regional Jail finds himself in jail, accused of having an intimate relationship with a female inmate.

19 year-old Jerrel Jones, of Parkersburg was arrested Friday morning.

Jones is charged with 6 counts of imposition of sexual acts on a person incarcerated or under supervision.

The arrest comes after an investigation of Jarrel when he was employed at the jail.

Jones was arraigned Friday in Doddridge County Magistrate Court, and is being held on a $120,000 bond.

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