MILLEDGEVILLE — Two jailers at the Baldwin County Detention Center have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting an inmate.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Christopher Dumas Jr.and Mario Ward, both from Milledgeville, Georgia, Friday for sexual assault against a person who was incarcerated at the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office.
Dumas Jr. and Ward turned themselves in to the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center.
On Wednesday, March 17, the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the GBI regarding allegations that an inmate, who was incarcerated at the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center, was sexually assaulted by two Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Detention Officers. The GBI began conducting an investigation, which subsequently resulted in the arrest of Dumas, Jr and Ward.
The GBI will continue to conduct a thorough investigation and upon completion will turn the completed case file over to the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.
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