Former Mississippi officer arrested on sex charge - - Jackson, MS

Former Mississippi officer arrested on sex charge

BRANDON, Miss. (AP) - A former Union police officer has been arrested following an indictment on charges of having sex with a female inmate.

The Clarion-Ledger reports 47-year-old Darryl Dukes is being held at the Rankin County Jail without bond.

According to the indictment, Duke allegedly had sex with the inmate in August 2007 while attending a training course at the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy in Pearl.

It is a felony offense for a law enforcement officer to have sex with an inmate and is punishable by a fine of up to $5,000, five years in jail or both.

It was not immediately known whether Dukes has an attorney.

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Powered by Frankly