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Corrections worker sentenced for sex crimes

Posted: 10:27 AM, Mar 04, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-04 12:27:06-05
Corrections worker sentenced for sex crimes

A former correctional officer with the Colorado Department of Corrections has pleaded guilty to attempting to sexually assault inmates.

The Canon City Daily Record reports that 57-year-old Gregory Smith was sentenced this week to 100 days in Fremont County Jail and 20 years of sex offender intensive supervision probation for two counts of criminal attempt to commit sexual assault.

Prosecutors say Smith harassed and intimidated offenders at the Arrowhead Correctional Center, where he had been employed for 10 years. They say he touched them and asked to see their genitalia.

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