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Women’s prison guard accused of sexually assaulting inmates

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  • DENNIS ODA / DEC. 17, 2015

    This photo taken last year shows the fence at the Women’s Community Correctional Center in Kailua.

A 38 year-old prison guard is under investigation for multiple incidents of alleged sexual assault on three inmates at the Women’s Community Correctional Center in Kailua over a two-year period.

The suspect, who was hired in October 2007, was temporarily transferred in January 2016 from the Kailua women’s facility to the minimum-security Waiawa Correctional Facility.

The police said the female victims, ages 30, 31 and 34, were allegedly assaulted from March 2013 to November 2015.

The suspect was arrested on 37 counts of sexual assault and attempted sexual assault. He was arrested at the Waiawa facility at 6:10 p.m. Thursday and released two hours later, and no charges have been filed while the investigation continues.

No other details were released by the police or the Department of Public Safety, which is conducting its own investigation.

An internal administrative investigation is also being conducted, as is standard procedure whenever there are allegations of abuse, said Toni Schwartz, a spokeswoman for the prison facilities.

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  • Aren’t they at the ages where they became consenting adults? 37 counts tells me they enjoyed it if they never reported it. Prison is boring for both parties so why not create a distraction to make time pass faster. Are there video evidence in the form of porno flicks? I think the public demands to see them before passing judgement. After all they were on prison grounds paid for by taxpayer funds.

    • Consent or lack of consent is irrelevant in the context of prisoner and guard at a State correctional facility, such misconduct is prohibited, and should be prohibited, in all circumstances because of the inequality of power and control. HRS 707-731

    • I suggest you see a therapist as your post makes me cringe. No man can just force himself upon a woman prison guard or not. There is law that makes it illegal for good reason. The guard represents the state’s authority and as such weild a lot of power over his charges. In other words he abused his authority.

    • Whooo Hooo! I hit the jackpot. You’re all prison guards, right? Love yanking your leashes like the rubbish men of old. Your guy was weak and got fooled by 3 criminals who really are smart girls. Just like the Popo at the Federal Prison by the airport. Now they will win a lawsuit for sexual harassment. Not only that they fooled the entire prison system. They fooled you. They will do it again and again. You got SPUNK’D.

      • Please get some professional assistance. Your silly sick invective is really not welcome. I’m not sure what kind of need it fulfills for you but it’s definitely outside of the normal range.

        • Oh shoots, I did it again. I threw the sick troll a doggy biscuit. I apologize, I’ll try to do better in the future.

  • They shouldn’t allow men ACO’s to be guards in womens prison. Its like putting the fox in charge of the hen house, what do you think he going to do?

  • Believe it or not Blunt, there are still men is this world that are called “Gentlemen “! In your world they may not exist but in a civilized world they still conduct themselves honorably in any environment and with all people! That’s how we are able to distinguish a man from an animal!

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