Employee at Putnamville Correctional Facility arrested


GREENCASTLE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – A food service employee of the Putnamville Correctional Facility was arrested for an inappropriate relationship with an inmate.

Sheila Power, a now former Aramark or food services employee, was arrested on October 8th after the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) investigated a relationship between Powers and an inmate.

She has been charged with Official Misconduct, a level 6 felony, and Sexual Misconduct by a Service Provider, a level 5 felony.

IDOC Internal Affairs Lead Investigator James Smith said they have a “zero tolerance policy on this type of misconduct by any employees or contract employees providing services to our facilities.”

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