Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

County Jail Guard Accused of Raping Female Inmate.(Journal North)

Byline: Jeremy Pawloski Journal Staff Writer

For the second time in three months, a guard at a Santa Fe County detention facility has been accused of raping a female inmate.

The most recent rape accusation was reported Saturday by a female inmate at the Santa Fe County jail to the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Department.

According to a report, the female inmate accused a 39-year-old male jail employee of raping her on Friday.

Santa Fe County Sheriff Greg Solano said Monday that he could not discuss the details of the case.

"It's still under investigation, and it's pretty preliminary right now," Solano said.

Solano said the victim was taken to St. …

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