PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. -- During a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri announced the arrest of a former Juvenile Justice Detention Officer accused of having sexual relations with juvenile male inmates.
According to investigators, Harrison was grooming his victims, bribing them with food and money in exchange for sexual acts.
Gualtieri said Harrison would enter inmate's cells multiple times throughout his overnight shifts and bring them food items, such as subs and hot chocolate. Investigators say Harrison would also bribe the inmates by allowing them to use his cell phone.
Harrison is charged with sexual battery and introduction of contraband.
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