BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A a federal grand jury in Cleveland indicted a Boardman woman Tuesday for having sex with an inmate at the Northeast Ohio Correctional facility in Youngstown.
U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach announced Wednesday that Nicole White, 34, was charged with sexual abuse of a ward.
The indictment charges that in October 2013 White engaged in sexual acts with the prisoner at the facility in her capacity as a Corrections Counselor.
The charges came after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General and the Bureau of Prisons.
The Northeast Ohio Correctional Center is located on Hubbard Road in Youngstown. It is a private prison operated by Corrections Corporation of America.