Corrections Officer Accused of Having Sex with Inmate

By KBJR News 1

Corrections Officer Accused of Having Sex with Inmate

November 30, 2012 Updated Dec 1, 2012 at 7:37 PM CDT

Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A Minnesota Corrections Officer could be looking at a lengthy stay behind bars for allegedly having sex with an inmate.

The Itasca County Attorney's office says seven felony level charges of sexual conduct have been filed against 56 year-old James Allen Bongaarts of Tower.

A criminal complaint alleges Bongaarts had sex or tried having sex with the female inmate seven times over the last two months at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Togo.

The charges include several attempts of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree and several counts of third and fourth degree criminal sexual conduct.

Bongaarts will appear in court on December third.

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