Corrections officer accused of having inappropriate relationship with inmate

Corrections officer accused of having inappropriate relationship with inmate

MERCER, Pa. — A corrections officer at SCI Mercer was arrested for having an inappropriate relationship with an inmate, according to WFMJ.

Tasha Vinson, 44, is facing charges of institutional sexual assault, and possession of a controlled substance and possession with the intent to deliver, according to WFMJ.

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Vinson is accused of having a relationship with the inmate and bringing controlled substances into the prison for him.

Nearly $60,000 of the substance was found with inmates, WFMJ reported.

State police are continuing to investigate.

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