A Washington County jail guard has been charged with a felony and seven misdemeanors alleging sex with three inmates at the Purgatory Correctional Facility.
In charges filed Monday, police wrote that two women told investigators they had sexual contact with Steven Garrett Thayer, 27, while they were incarcerated at the jail. The investigation began Sept. 28.
Thayer admitted to the relationships and also said he had sexual contact with a third inmate, police wrote. Thayer was charged with third-degree felony custodial sexual relations and seven misdemeanor counts of custodial sexual misconduct.