Officer Accused Of Groping Female Inmates

Corrections Officer Charged With Sexual Assault

GALLATIN, Tenn. — A Sumner County corrections officer was fired in the wake of claims that he groped two female inmates.


Elvis Wade was arrested on Monday and charged with sexual battery.


A sheriff’s department representative said the department has been investigating Wade for a few weeks.


According to a police affidavit, Wade touched women in the jail inappropriately and tried to bribe them so they wouldn’t complain.