FLORENCE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- A corrections sergeant at the prison in Florence has been arrested on multiple charges, including sexual assault, kidnapping and sexual abuse.
Forty-seven-year-old Jason McClelland was taken into custody by the Arizona Dept. of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry's (ADCRR) Criminal Investigations Unit. He was booked into jail Thursday evening.
Arizona's Family has learned the two alleged victims also worked at the prison in Florence. Court paperwork indicates that at least one of the alleged incidents happened on prison grounds.
Court paperwork also indicates that there may be more victims but they are afraid to come forward for fear of "retaliation from work."
A statement from the ADCRR reads [in part]:
The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry does not tolerate inappropriate conduct by its staff or offenders under supervision, and supports prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.