FLORENCE, Ariz. (WR) — A corrections sergeant assigned to a state jail in Florence has been arrested and accused of crimes that embrace sexual assault, kidnapping and sexual abuse, the Arizona Division of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry mentioned Friday.
Jason McClelland, 47, was arrested Thursday evening by division investigators and booked into the Pinal County Jail in Florence, the division mentioned in an announcement.
The assertion didn’t present particulars on what McClelland has been accused of.
The Pinal County Lawyer’s Workplace later within the day launched the preliminary abstract investigators filed for the courtroom report, but it surely was closely redacted and offered little element on what they imagine occurred.
It did point out two accusers, whose names had been redacted. It additionally mentioned a number of different potential victims declined to speak with investigators “attributable to concern of retaliation or repercussions from work.”
The corrections company’s assertion mentioned it “doesn’t tolerate inappropriate conduct by its workers or offenders underneath supervision, and helps prosecution to the fullest extent of the regulation.”
Jail data indicated that McClelland remained in custody Friday. On-line courtroom data didn’t listing an legal professional for McClelland who may touch upon his behalf.