Monday, August 15, 2016

Deputy arrested for inappropriate sexual contact with inmate

Posted By on Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 11:34 AM

The Chatham County Sheriff's Office arrested and fired one of its deputies for inappropriate sexual contact with an inmate.

Corporal Samuel Richardson was investigated by the Internal Affairs Unit after inmate Amanda Walker reported the contact to another deputy. 

Richardson has been charged with violation of Georgia law by committing the felony offense of sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority.


He was an employee of seven years and had been promoted to Corporal on July 11. 

The case and all evidence will be turned over to the District Attorney's Office. 

click to enlarge Amanda Walker
Amanda Walker
click to enlarge Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson

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A native Savannahian, Jim has been editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah for 15 years. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series...
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