Ex-Lynchburg jail correctional officer faces sex charges

WLNI-SLYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) _ A former correctional officer has been charged with having inappropriate sexual contact with an inmate at the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center. Media outlets report that a Lynchburg grand jury indicted 40-year-old Timothy Wayne Farrar on Monday The Lynchburg resident is charged with two counts of carnal knowledge of an inmate by a jail employee. Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority administrator Tim Trent previously told media outlets that he received a complaint from the female inmate in May. He turned the investigation over to police. Farrar’s trial is set for Nov. 23 in Lynchburg Circuit Court.

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