Dubois Co. Corrections Officer accused of sexual misconduct with an inmate

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DUBOIS CO, Ind (WEHT) – A Dubois County Community Corrections Officer is facing felony sexual misconduct charges after allegations were made Thursday.

Authorities say an investigation determined Officer Ryan Richard Schmitt, 31, of Jasper, had a sexual relationship with a Community Corrections inmate at an undisclosed location.

According to police, the inmate is no longer at Dubois Community Corrections and is currently being held at a different jail on unrelated charges.

We’re told the incident happened in March of this year.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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