Detention Officer Charged With Giving Drugs To Inmate

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — An Alamance County detention officer has been charged with giving drugs to an 18-year-old inmate, department spokesman Randy Jones said.


Jones said Jo Ann Hensley, 58, an employee at the jail for just over five years, gave marijuana to Jean Christopher Jerez, of Graham, sometime between Aug. 11 and 13.


She also gave the teen some other prohibited items, Jones said

She was being held on a $2,500 bond.


Jerez was also charged with possession of a controlled substance on a jail premises.


Hensley was fired from her job, Jones said.


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