Arkansas jailer arrested, accused of sexual assault

The sheriff said there is video that substantiates the woman’s story.

Arkansas jailer arrested, accused of sexual assault

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A Howard County Arkansas jailer has found himself on the other side of the bars.

Sheriff officials have arrested 42 year-old Reginald Marks for sexual assault of an inmate.

Howard County Sheriff Bryan McJunkins said during the early morning hours of Sept. 8, a female jail inmate said Marks took her out of her cell to a storage room where she says Marks had sex with her.

The inmate later reported the incident to other jail employees.

The sheriff said there is video that substantiates the woman’s story.

During the course of the investigation a search warrant was served on Mark's home to recover more evidence.

Marks was immediately fired from his job and arrested.

He is now out on a $7,500 bond.

Investigators say they believe the sex was consensual. Marks had been a jailer for the past 11 months.

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