Deputy arrested for sexual contact with inmate

A Sheriff’s Deputy has been arrested and fired for having inappropriate sexual contact with an inmate.

Due to information being presented to Internal Affairs, a Sheriff's Office spokesperson says "Deputy Jermaine Minor, an employee for less than one year, has been terminated and arrested charged with four counts of violation of Georgia law by committing the offense of Sexual Assault by a person With Supervisory or Disciplinary Authority, which is a felony offense, one count of Violation of his Oath of Office and one count of Making False Statements and Writings."

The case and all of the information and evidence discovered will be turned over to the District Attorney’s Office for charges and prosecution, the Sheriff's Office says.