December 14, 2017
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Maine jail officer charged with sexual assault

The Associated Press
Contributed | BDN
Contributed | BDN

PORTLAND, Maine — A corrections officer at Maine’s largest county jail has been charged with gross sexual assault for allegedly having sex with a female inmate.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department said 41-year-old Gerald Gilbert Jr. of South Portland was released on $5,000 bail after being charged Tuesday.

Gilbert has worked at the Cumberland County Jail since 2007. He has been put on paid leave pending a hearing.

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