Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News

Ex-Arizona prison staffer convicted of inmate abuse

PHOENIX -- A former staffer at a federal prison facility in Phoenix has been convicted of sexually abusing two inmates.

Federal prosecutors say a jury on Tuesday found 49-year-old Jose Arnulfo Martinez guilty on six counts of sexual abuse of a ward.

The Phoenix resident is scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. 26.

Prosecutors say each conviction for sexual abuse of a ward carries a prison sentence of up to 15 years and/or a $250,000 fine.

Martinez worked for the Bureau of Prisons at the Federal Correctional Institution-Phoenix.

Prosecutors say the evidence at trial showed that Martinez sexually abused an inmate on three different occasions in 2008 and did the same to another inmate three times in 2010.

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Family in Focus KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.

About the Author


Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News