Gadsden Correctional Officer arrested for sexual battery

Published: Aug. 18, 2016 at 4:49 PM EDT
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

August 18, 2016

QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) -- A Gadsden County Correctional Officer has been arrested and charged with felony sexual battery, the Florida Department of Corrections reports.

The FDC says former Correctional Officer Travis Lamar Hinson was employed at the Gadsden Correctional Facility at the time of his arrest.

According to the arrest report, a female housed at the Gadsden Correctional Facility alleged that she was forced to have sex with Officer Hinson in a staff bathroom in May 2016.

Hinson was arrested Thursday following a criminal investigation by the Office of Inspector General.

The FDC reports Hinson was charged with felony sexual battery as a correctional officer in a position of control or authority and taken to the Gadsden County Jail.

To view the redacted probable cause affidavit, click