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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.

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