Former corrections officer arrested in Buckeye; Juan I. Ramirez accused of having sex with inmate

Posted at 3:26 PM, Jun 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-29 21:03:50-04

A corrections officer has been arrested at Lewis State Prison in Buckeye.

Juan Ignacio-Ramirez is accused of having a sexual relationship with a male inmate at the facility.

According to court records, the inmate called a hotline to report it's been happening for more than year.

Ignacio-Ramirez confessed to the crime after being questioned about it on three different occasions.