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Former Jailer Arrested For Having Sexual Relations With Inmate

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JACKSON, Tenn. - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a former Decatur County Jail correctional officer Wednesday.

Scotty Maness, 26, of Linden, Tenn. is accused of having sexual relations with an inmate at the jail.

Maness was indicted Tuesday by the Decatur County grand jury on one count of sexual contact with an inmate and one count of official misconduct.

He turned himself into a TBI agent Wednesday afternoon.

An investigation into Maness revealed Maness had sexual relations with a female inmate three times between May 2012 and August 2013.

Maness was booked on a $5,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on September 24, 2013.

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