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Jail deputy arrested for having sex with female inmate

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Posted at 4:40 PM, Feb 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-25 18:40:10-05

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado deputy is accused of having sex with a woman while she was being held in jail.

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office says 26-year-old Zachary Cullison was arrested on Friday on suspicion of sexual conduct in a correctional institution.

The Greeley Tribune reports that investigators believe Cullison and a female inmate had consensual sex in a bathroom, out of view of security cameras.

Cullison began working at the jail in August 2016. He’s been placed on unpaid leave.

It’s not clear if he has an attorney.