Crime & Courts

Butler County Jail deputy accused of unlawful sexual relations with inmate

A Butler County jail deputy has been arrested under suspicion of sex crimes against an inmate, a shift supervisor at the jail said Thursday evening.

The jail deputy was booked into Butler County jail Wednesday, Sgt. Walter Roney said Thursday evening by phone. He is accused of having “unlawful sexual relations with an inmate,” Roney said.

The jail deputy was released Wednesday after posting $20,000 bond, Roney said. His employment status is unknown.