A Pima County jail officer was arrested Friday on suspicion of having sexual contact with female inmates, the department said.
Corrections Officer Jorge Renteria-Urias was booked into the jail on nine felony charges of unlawful sexual conduct in a correctional facility, the Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
The department said it began an investigation Wednesday after receiving information about alleged inappropriate contact between a corrections officer and female inmates.
Renteria-Urias is on unpaid leave from his job pending his termination, the agency said.
No other information was released Friday.