CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A female state prison guard is facing sexual battery charges for what happened behind bars with a female inmate.
The incident happened at a state prison near downtown Cleveland where 30-year-old Barbara Dixon worked as a prison guard.
19 Action News was told that Dixon had sex with a 23-year-old female inmate at least three times, so she was slapped with three counts of sexual battery.
Sex with an inmate is considered a crime since Barbara Dixon held a position of control over the inmate.
Dixon is currently on paid administrative leave waiting for a court date later this month and will face up to 16-years behind bars.