Another guard at Dublin prison charged with sex abuse of inmate | News


A prison guard has been indicted for allegedly sexually abusing an inmate at an all-female federal prison in Dublin, federal prosecutors said last week.

Enrique Chavez is charged with two counts of abusive sexual contact against an inmate at Federal Correctional Institute Dublin, allegedly occurring on separate occasions in October 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

In each count, the indictment alleges Chavez, 49, engaged in intentional sexual contact with “Victim 1,” identified as a female inmate detained at FCI Dublin.

Chavez, a Manteca resident, was arrested March 20 and made his initial appearance in court in Arizona two days later pending a transfer to the Bay Area.

“Above all else, the Bureau of Prisons is charged with providing safe and humane treatment of all who are in their custody,” Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said in a statement. “As this case makes…

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