Press Release: Harrison County Sheriff Office:
Marshall- (KYTX)- Harrison County investigators have charged jailer 24-year-old Jessica Stringfellow, with a single felony charge of having sex with an inmate.
Stingfellow is charged with "Sexual contact/intercourse with a person in custody" and "Prohibited substances and items in a correctional facility".
The charge was filed after it was disclosed during an interview with the jailer in which she admitted to having sex with an inmate. The investigation is continuing and further charges may be filed.
Ms. Stringfellow was immediately arrested and relieved of her employment with Harrison County. She was arraigned by Judge Nancy George and bond was set at $15,000.00. She will be housed in the Gregg County Jail, or until bond may be made, due to her previous employment in the Harrison County Jail.