Pima County jail officer arrested

2013-12-06T15:58:00Z 2013-12-06T16:23:39Z Pima County jail officer arrestedArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
December 06, 2013 3:58 pm  • 

A Pima County jail officer has been arrested in connection with having sexual contact with female inmates, the department said.

Corrections Officer Jorge Renteria-Urias was booked into the Pima County jail on nine charges of unlawful sexual conduct in a correctional facility, the Pima County Sheriff's Department said in a news release Friday.

The department said it began an investigation Wednesday after receiving information about alleged inappropriate contact between a corrections officer and female inmates.

Renteria-Urias is on unpaid leave from his job pending his termination, the agency said.

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