Federal Bureau of Investigation

Danbury Correctional Officer Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Inmate

A former FCI Danbury correctional officer has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for sexually abusing an inmate at the prison.

The Connecticut U.S. Attorney’s office said 33-year-old Carlos Sanchez had sex with a female inmate at the prison in July and August of 2018. He pleaded guilty of one count of sexual abuse of a ward in December 2018.

Sanchez previously resigned from the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

He was sentenced Friday to 10 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release. He was released on a $50,000 bond and is due to report to prison on May 21, 2019.

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