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

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