S. Arizona corrections officer Jorge Renteria-Urias arrested

TUCSON, AZ - An Arizona sheriff's department corrections officer has been arrested for alleged inappropriate contact with female inmates.

Corrections Officer Jorge Renteria-Urias was booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center, charged with nine counts of unlawful sexual conduct; correctional facilities, a class 5 felony.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department investigated the allegations on December 4 and following a review of the evidence arrested Renteria-Urias.

Renteria-Urias is on unpaid leave pending his termination, according to the PCSD.

No other details were available.

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