Carroll County Investigates Corrections Officers

by Mower on October 25, 2012

in News

THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE CARROLL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS SAYS AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY INTO ALLEGATIONS THREE CORRECTIONS OFFICERS SUPPLIED ALCOHOL TO UNDERAGE DRINKERS AT AN OSSIPEE PARTY IN SEPTEMBER (2012).

JASON JOHNSON SAYS HIS DEPARTMENT TAKES THE ALLEGATIONS SERIOUSLY BUT HE CAN’T COMMENT FURTHER ON ADDITIONAL ACTIONS BEING TAKEN BECAUSE IT IS A PERSONNEL MATTER.

JOHNSON’S STATEMENT COMES AFTER THE ARREST OF THREE MEN BY OSSIPEE POLICE – ONE OF THEM WITH THE RANK OF SERGEANT – WHO WORK AS CORRECTIONS OFFICERS FOR CARROLL COUNTY.

OSSIPEE DETECTIVE SGT. BOB KING SAYS 26-YEAR-OLD WILLIAM LEWIS OF CONWAY, 22-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL MEDINA OF OSSIPEE AND 21-YEAR-OLD TAYLOR GODDARD OF NEW DURHAM ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWINGLY GIVING AWAY – OR ALLOWING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE GIVEN TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 21.

ALL THREE MEN ARE CORRECTIONS OFFICERS IN CARROLL COUNTY – LEWIS HOLDS THE RANK OF SERGEANT.

KING SAYS THEIR ARRESTS FOLLOWED AN INVESTIGATION INTO A NOISE COMPLAINT ON RIDGE ROAD SEPTEMBER 7^TH , WHERE POLICE ALLEGEDLY FOUND EVIDENCE OF A PARTY AND INTOXICATED PEOPLE WHO WERE UNDERAGE.

www.unionleader.com REPORTS THE UNDERAGE PERSONS WERE THREE TEENAGE GIRLS – AND THAT TWO OF THEM – ONE 17 AND THE OTHER 18 – WERE CITED FOR POSSESSING ALCOHOL.

THE THREE CORRECTIONS OFFICERS ARE SCHEDULED TO APPEAR IN COURT DECEMBER 19^TH

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