Thirteen Jail Employees Indicted for Bribery 01/30/13
CBS 7 News
January 30, 3013
Odessa/Midland – At Least dozenn people who worked at the Ector County Correctional facility, a private jail in Odessa, face federal charges of bribery. Federal officials say they were bringing contraband into the facility. The suspects indicted by the federal grand jury are making initial appearances today in federal court. Bond is expected to be set as well. The indicted employees and former employees worked in Community Education Centers for the correctional facility. Sources say one suspect was arrested in Austin. One of them is an employee at the Ector County Detention Center according to sources. However, the female employee is alleged to have committed the bribery charge while working at the private Ector County Correctional Facility. The private jail is located on the top floor of the Ector County Courthouse.