Source -FOND DU LAC, Wis. -- A 36-year-old man who worked as a correctional officer at a women's prison has been accused of sexually assaulting five inmates.
Jimmie L. Brown of Oshkosh was charged Wednesday in Fond du Lac County Circuit Court with 13 counts of second-degree sexual assault by correctional staff while working at the Taycheedah Correctional Institution.
Judge Dale English set a $50,000 cash bail.
Fond du Lac County District Attorney Michael O'Rourke said Brown was employed with TCI for about a year.
Warden Cathy Jess said Brown has been on administrative leave since April 17, pending an internal investigation by TCI.
O'Rourke said more charges could be filed as police continue to interview potential victims.
The district attorney said this is the fourth incident of a TCI employee allegedly sexually assaulting an inmate or inmates during the last five years and the second in the last year.
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