Lee Co. Corrections Officer Arrested

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Lee County correctional officer who was found at car dealership with burglary tools has been arrested.

William J. Edwards is facing charges of burglary of a structure, possession of burglary tools with intent to use and petty theft.
According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, officers from the Fort Myers Police Department found Edwards and another man at the dealership early Sunday morning. The other man, whose name wasn’t released, was arrested on the same charges as Edwards.

Edwards has been placed on administrative leave from the sheriff’s office, where he has worked since Oct. 23, 2007.

source: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/florida/news-article.aspx?storyid=129654&provider=rss

Former Prison Worker Admits Taking Bribe

Man Admits He Smuggled Marijuana, Jewelry To Inmate
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A former worker at Leavenworth Penitentiary pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe from an inmate.

Jacob Roscoe, 34, of Leavenworth, Kan., a former recreation specialist at the prison, has pleaded guilty to one count of accepting a bribe, Acting U.S. Attorney Marietta Parker said in a news release Tuesday.

Roscoe admitted in his plea that he smuggled marijuana and jewelry to the inmate for $1,400.

Roscoe will be sentenced on April 27. He could spend up to 15 years in federal prison and be charged a fine up to $250,000
source: http://www.kctv5.com/news/18574317/detail.html