Detention officer Roy Ramey arrested after admitting to sexual contact with female inmate

Posted at 3:06 PM, Sep 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-23 14:20:32-04

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a detention officer for having a sexual relationship with an inmate.

MCSO say Roy Ramey is being charged with four counts of sexual contact with an inmate, a class 5 felony.

According to MCSO, Ramey admitted to participating in a sexual act with a female who was in custody at the Estrella Jail in early August.

Ramey was arrested by MCSO on September 22nd and deputies are currently in the process of booking him on all counts.

Ramey has been removed from the Estrella Jail, where he had worked since 2013, and his possible return to duty depends on a pending the review of his case. 

When asked for Ramey's booking mugshot, Maricopa County said it would not be released due to unspecified security issues.