Jail Guard Arrested for Sex With Inmate

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A Collier County jail guard was arrested after a female inmate told investigators that the two had engaged in sexual behavior during a work detail.

Investigators say the inmate told them that Wayne Lawson was in charge of her and two other inmates on April 13.

The woman told investigators that she and Lawson went into the men's room where the incident took place.

Lawson was charged with sexual misconduct with an inmate, a third degree felony.

Authorities say he has been suspended without pay, pending the outcome of internal and criminal investigations.

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