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Correctional Sergeant at Florence prison arrested on sexual assault, kidnapping charges

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Posted at 7:50 PM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 19:43:18-04

FLORENCE, AZ — A correctional sergeant at Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence has been arrested on charges of sexual assault and other charges.

In a statement from the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry, correctional sergeant Jason McClelland was arrested Thursday evening.

McClelland was arrested by ADCRR's Criminal Investigations Unit and booked into jail on multiple counts including sexual assault, kidnapping and sexual abuse.

The Pinal County Attorney's Office and the Criminal Investigations Unit at ASPC-Florence joined together to aid in the arrest of McClelland.

"The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry does not tolerate inappropriate conduct by its staff or offenders under supervision, and supports prosecution to the fullest extent of the law," the statement went on to say.