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Ex-prison guard to be sentenced for sex abuse

By Associated Press

LAST UPDATED: 06:22 a.m. HST, Jul 01, 2013

A former correctional officer is being sentenced for having sex with a female inmate at Honolulu's federal detention center.

Richard Seaman is expected to be sentenced today in federal court. He pleaded guilty last year to one count of sexual abuse of a ward. In exchange for his guilty plea, prosecutors have agreed to dismiss the remaining four counts.

According to the plea agreement, Seaman had sex with an inmate while supervising female inmates working in the commissary. FBI agents arrested him at the detention center after the woman saved his DNA on her shirt and turned it in to investigators.

Defense attorney William Harrison says Seaman resigned from his job after he was arrested.

Seaman faces a sentence of up to 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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HD36 wrote:
Seaman got caught because of his seeman. See man, if Seaman had contained his seimen, Seaman would be a freeman.
on July 1,2013 | 06:38AM
kiragirl wrote:
Very humorous. I like it!
on July 1,2013 | 07:16AM
Ripoff wrote:
on July 1,2013 | 09:53AM
silvangold wrote:
Yeah! you know how to start the week off!
on July 1,2013 | 07:23AM
allie wrote:
What a total jerk. This needs severe legal remedy. Inmates are totally vulnerable.
on July 1,2013 | 07:24AM
allie wrote:
humorous? Not for ther victim
on July 1,2013 | 07:42AM
mamacita808 wrote:
That inmate knew exactly what she was doing. Doesn't make it right, but I'm not sure that victim is the appropriate word for her.
on July 1,2013 | 08:14AM
derek_millennium wrote:
semen found on Seaman. Cant deny DNA
on July 1,2013 | 10:05AM
AndrewWalden wrote:
Detainee Names Five Honolulu FDC Guards, Alleges Sex with Inmates http://hawaiifreepress.com/ArticlesMain/tabid/56/ID/7572/categoryId/50/Detainee-Names-Five-Honolulu-FDC-Guards-Alleges-Sex-with-Inmates.aspx
on July 1,2013 | 10:18AM
WOW, He couldn't wait to go home and do his thing. That inmate was smart, but now the sue job with the State and there goes our tax money. Heck, she deserved it. I tend to wonder who set who up.
on July 1,2013 | 01:39PM
loquaciousone wrote:
Turn off the tv so that inmates cannot watch CSI.
on July 1,2013 | 02:29PM
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